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 William Blake
By Aphra Behn
By George Herbert
By Lorna Dee Cervantes
By Percy Bysshe Shelley
By Dorothy Parker
By Edgar Lee Masters
By Constance Urdang
By Lilace Mellin Guignard

What People are Saying

"I learned that I enjoyed poetry - a lot. I'm known as the "football guy" at my school and it surprised me, and others, that poetry would be a big part of my life. Also, I realized that I not bad at performing and public speaking."
Marquavious Moore
2017 TN POL Champion