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 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

What People are Saying

"In the beginning of my Poetry Out Loud experience, I didn't expect to become so attached to my three competition poems. Five months later, they have become a part of me."
Gabrielle Cooper
2017 ME POL Champion