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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 Mark Doty
By Vijay Seshadri
By David Kirby
By Edward Thomas
By Virginia Hamilton Adair
By E. E. Cummings
By Rodney Koeneke
By Karl Shapiro
By Naomi Shihab Nye

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