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 George Starbuck
By Andrew Marvell
By A. E. Stallings
By David Baker
By Jane Cooper
By Naomi Shihab Nye
By W.D. Ehrhart
By Hailey Leithauser
By Kate Northrop
By Pablo Neruda

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