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 Charles Bernstein
By Gwendolyn Brooks
By Javier Zamora
By Galway Kinnell
By Arthur Hugh Clough
By Tracy K. Smith
By Aimee Nezhukumatathil
By John Masefield
By William Butler Yeats

What People are Saying

"I was initially very surprised by how unique each performer can make a poem. Even if twenty different kids are reciting the same poem, they will each make it their own and interpret it the way that they want to. "
Vera Escaja-Heiss
2018 VT Champ