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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 Daryl Hine
By Jack Collom
By Judith Ortiz Cofer
By J. T. Ledbetter
By Dean Young
By Wallace Stevens
By Michael Derrick Hudson
By Stanley Kunitz
By Dana Gioia

What People are Saying

"Though I have always had an immense love and appreciation for poetry, particularly spoken word poetry, it was not until I was given the opportunity to go on stage and actually deliver the words of others that I was able to comprehend the real impact of this art."
Iman Dancy
2017 NC POL Champion