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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 James Weldon Johnson
By Jimmy Santiago Baca
By Gerard Manley Hopkins
By Janet Loxley Lewis
By Samuel Menashe
By Gabrielle Calvocoressi
By Hart Crane
By Reginald Gibbons
By Kenneth Patchen
By George Bilgere

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