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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 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
By George Gascoigne

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