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 George Moses Horton
By William Blake
By Percy Bysshe Shelley
By Mary Lamb
By Robert Browning
By Christopher Smart
By Katherine Philips
By Ralph Waldo Emerson

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