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 Kenneth Patchen
By Wallace Stevens
By William Baer
By Duane Niatum
By Lord Byron (George Gordon)
By Rupert Brooke
By Robert Creeley
By Edmund Waller
By Joanna Baillie

What People are Saying

"I learned that I enjoyed poetry - a lot. I'm known as the "football guy" at my school and it surprised me, and others, that poetry would be a big part of my life. Also, I realized that I not bad at performing and public speaking."
Marquavious Moore
2017 TN POL Champion