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 Robert Francis
By Joy Harjo
By George Moses Horton
By Claudia Emerson
By Mark Strand
By Li-Young Lee


By Edna St. Vincent Millay
By Daryl Hine
By Jack Collom

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