Find Poems & Poets

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2016-2017 competition.

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By B. H. Fairchild
By Margaret Atwood
By Josephine Jacobsen
By Edgar Lee Masters
By Ruth Stone


By Matthew Francis
By Wilfred Owen
By Elizabeth Alexander
By Duchess of Newcastle Margaret Cavendish

What People are Saying

"I did not expect to fall in love with poetry. I just expected to recite and be done with it. After just sitting there and analyzing my poems, I realized that the stories told through these few words mean so much. I had to step out of myself and step into the author's shoes, and with that comes great work."
Kyla Rose Bates
2016 LA POL Champion