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

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By Stuart Dybek
By Phillis Levin
By Jones Very
By Basil Bunting
By Elinor Wylie
By George Herbert
By Denise Levertov
By Weldon Kees
By Georgia Douglas Johnson
By Ralph Waldo Emerson

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