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 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

"What really makes a poem dynamic is not the use of grand gestures. Rather, it is the tones and expressions of the voice that help listeners connect and understand the meaning of a poem."
Angelica Sterling
2017 USVI POL Champ