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 Ilya Kaminsky
By Anne Bradstreet
By Franz Wright
By Maya Angelou
By Larry Bradley
By A. E. Stallings
By Richard Wilbur
By Sara Teasdale
By Julia Ward Howe
By Mark Turcotte

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