ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.
I ruin my hats and all the mat slides glad
I hop my girls and all is skip again
I jump I run you up inside my truck ...
Maud went to college.
Sadie stayed at home.
Sadie scraped life...
Safe in their Alabaster Chambers -
Untouched by Morning -
and untouched by noon -...
stands for all things,
even for those things that don’t flower,...
Say not the struggle nought availeth,
The labour and the wounds are vain,
The enemy faints not, nor faileth, ...
I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by;
And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s......
Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; ...
I was ill, lying on my bed of old papers,
when you came with white rabbits in your arms;
and the doves scattered upwards, flying to mothers,...
When the child's forehead, full of red torments,
Implores the white swarm of indistinct dreams,
There come near his bed two tall charming sisters...
A man and a woman are sitting at a table.
It is supper time. The air is green. The walls
Are white in the green air, as rocks under water...
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