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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 Margaret Walker
By Gwendolyn Brooks
By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
By Tess Gallagher
By Stuart Dybek
By Baron Brooke Fulke Greville
By Mary Avidano
By Rudyard Kipling

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