Find Poems & Poets

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

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By Joel Nelson
By Edwin Arlington Robinson
By Alison Hawthorne Deming
By Donald Justice
By John Straley
By Jacob Saenz
By Eleanor Wilner
By Linda Gregerson
By Ralph Waldo Emerson

What People are Saying

"I learned just how much deeper your understanding of a poem is when you memorize it than when you just read it a couple of times, and how you understand it a little better every single time you recite it."
Alex Hanesworth
2015 WA POL Champion