25 Lines and Fewer

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2016-2017 competition.

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By Robert Francis
By George Moses Horton
By Claudia Emerson
By Mark Strand
By Li-Young Lee

Ebb

By Edna St. Vincent Millay
By Daryl Hine
By Jack Collom
By Judith Ortiz Cofer

What People are Saying

"I learned just how much deeper your understanding of a poem is when you memorize it than when you just read it a couple of times, and how you understand it a little better every single time you recite it."
Alex Hanesworth
2015 WA POL Champion