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 William Carlos Williams
By Edwin Markham
By Catherine Wing
By Marilyn Nelson
By Sasha Dugdale
By Geoffrey Brock
By James Whitcomb Riley
By Ellen Bass
By Yusef Komunyakaa
By Seamus Heaney

What People are Saying

"I was surprised how attached I got to my poems. I've had "Degrees of Gray in Philipsburg" memorized since my sophomore year, and whenever I get nervous or anxious about something I recite it to myself. "
Sarah Calvin-Stupfel
2018 OR POL Champ