25 Lines and Fewer

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2018-2019 competition.

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By Robert Francis
By Christopher Marlowe
By Charles Simic
By Anne Killigrew
By Cathy Smith Bowers
By Stuart Dybek
By Campbell McGrath
By Carl Sandburg
By Carmen Giménez Smith

What People are Saying

"Performing a poem out loud of my choosing created this new and more personal connection to poetry for me. In addition, POL gave me the confidence that I never thought I had and it taught me that I could apply it everywhere I went. "
Cayla Turner
2018 MD POL Champ