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 D. H. Lawrence
By Kevin Young
By John Bunyan
By Jacob Shores-Argüello
By John McCrae
By Rae Armantrout
By Dana Gioia
By Denise Levertov

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2017 AL POL Champion