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 Victor Hernández Cruz
By Joshua Mehigan
By Patricia Smith
By Camille Rankine
By Natasha Trethewey
By JoAnn Balingit
By Jacob Saenz

What People are Saying

"I was amazed at the different perspectives that people take regarding poetry and the multiple interpretations that can be effectively conveyed from one single poem."
Sydney Bayless
2017 AR POL Champion