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 Amy Uyematsu
By N. Scott Momaday
By Josephine Miles
By Lord Byron (George Gordon)
By Michelle Y. Burke
By Stephen Vincent Benét
By Seamus Heaney
By George Meredith
By Edna St. Vincent Millay
By Kenneth Rexroth

What People are Saying

"I learned that no matter how many times I do it, I will still be nervous when I speak in public. I also learned that it is possible to experience the same poem many times in a row and still feel like I am discovering something new about myself through the words of the writer."
Madeleine Schroeder
2017 OH POL Champion