25 Lines and Fewer

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.

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By Vijay Seshadri
By David Kirby
By Virginia Hamilton Adair
By E. E. Cummings
By Rodney Koeneke
By Karl Shapiro
By Naomi Shihab Nye
By Amy Beeder
By Calvin Forbes

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"I have always loved poetry, but through Poetry Out Loud I have learned a greater respect for all different types of poetry. This competition is so much more than memorizing and reciting a poem; I became very invested in each one of my poems."
Janessa Gould
2017 WI POL Champion