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 Charles Bernstein
By Gwendolyn Brooks
By Galway Kinnell
By Arthur Hugh Clough
By John Masefield
By William Butler Yeats
By Rita Dove
By Arthur Rimbaud
By David Ferry

What People are Saying

"Though I have always had an immense love and appreciation for poetry, particularly spoken word poetry, it was not until I was given the opportunity to go on stage and actually deliver the words of others that I was able to comprehend the real impact of this art."
Iman Dancy
2017 NC POL Champion