Pre-20th Century Poems

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.

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By Anne Bradstreet
By Edith Wharton
By Julia Ward Howe
By William Lisle Bowles
By Christina Rossetti
By Lewis Carroll
By Alfred, Lord Tennyson
By John Donne
By Mary Lamb

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