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

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By Dorothea Tanning
By Mary Karr
By Claude McKay
By Allison Adelle Hedge Coke
By Rita Dove
By Philip Freneau
By Grace Schulman
By Christina Rossetti
By May Swenson

What People are Saying

"What really makes a poem dynamic is not the use of grand gestures. Rather, it is the tones and expressions of the voice that help listeners connect and understand the meaning of a poem."
Angelica Sterling
2017 USVI POL Champ