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 Kate Bass
By Dorothea Tanning
By Claude McKay
By Philip Freneau
By Christina Rossetti
By George Gascoigne
By Wallace Stevens
By B. H. Fairchild
By Josephine Jacobsen

What People are Saying

"Though I have always had an immense love and appreciation for poetry, particularly spoken word poetry, it was not until I was given the opportunity to go on stage and actually deliver the words of others that I was able to comprehend the real impact of this art."
Iman Dancy
2017 NC POL Champion