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 Gerard Manley Hopkins
By Janet Loxley Lewis
By Samuel Menashe
By Gabrielle Calvocoressi
By Hart Crane
By Reginald Gibbons
By George Bilgere
By Ilya Kaminsky
By Anne Bradstreet

What People are Saying

"I learned that I enjoyed poetry - a lot. I'm known as the "football guy" at my school and it surprised me, and others, that poetry would be a big part of my life. Also, I realized that I not bad at performing and public speaking."
Marquavious Moore
2017 TN POL Champion