25 Lines and Fewer

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2016-2017 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

"Even people who don't particularly enjoy most forms of poetry can still find a poem that they enjoy AND be very good at reciting if they set their minds to it. What makes poetry so appealing is its ability to describe all sorts of different aspects of the human experience in a new and unique light. There is a poem out there for everyone. Even my dad...maybe."
Danielle Corbett
2016 NH POL Champion