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 Howard Nemerov
By Elizabeth Moody
By Edgar Allan Poe
By Anne Bradstreet
By Richard Lovelace
By Anne Bradstreet
By Franz Wright
By Benjamin Alire Sáenz
By Frank O'Hara

What People are Saying

"I learned just how much deeper your understanding of a poem is when you memorize it than when you just read it a couple of times, and how you understand it a little better every single time you recite it."
Alex Hanesworth
2015 WA POL Champion