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 Matthews
By Calvin Forbes
By Karin Gottshall
By Maya Angelou
By Philip Larkin
By Robert Frost
By Kathleen Norris
By Edgar Lee Masters

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2017 AL POL Champion