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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 Tate
By Lewis Carroll
By James Ephraim McGirt
By Naomi Shihab Nye
By Alfred, Lord Tennyson
By John Donne
By Isaac Rosenberg
By Mark Doty
By Vijay Seshadri

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2017 WI POL Champion