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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 Ralph Waldo Emerson
By Robert Browning
By Edgar Allan Poe
By Howard Nemerov
By Samuel Taylor Coleridge
By Lawrence Ferlinghetti
By Ravi Shankar
By Carl Sandburg
By David Barber

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