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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 Wilfred Owen
By Phillis Levin
By Elizabeth Alexander
By Duchess of Newcastle Margaret Cavendish
By Ernest Dowson
By Arthur Symons
By David Barber
By Hailey Leithauser
By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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