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 William Carlos Williams
By Edwin Markham
By Catherine Wing
By Marilyn Nelson
By Sasha Dugdale
By Geoffrey Brock
By James Whitcomb Riley
By Ellen Bass
By Seamus Heaney

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2017 AL POL Champion