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 Michael S. Harper
By Herman Melville
By Thomas Hardy
By Louise Bogan
By Robert Browning
By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
By Cynthia Cruz

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