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 Ross Gay
By William Butler Yeats
By Edward Thomas
By Barbara Crooker
By Weldon Kees
By Muriel Rukeyser
By Gerard Manley Hopkins
By Gerard Manley Hopkins
By Thomas Carew
By Nate Klug

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