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 Martin Carter
By Jane Hirshfield
By Stephen Dunn
By George Oppen
By A. E. Stallings
By George Herbert
By Chip Livingston

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