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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 George Starbuck
By Andrew Marvell
By A. E. Stallings
By David Baker
By Jane Cooper
By Li-Young Lee
By Naomi Shihab Nye
By Witter Bynner
By W.D. Ehrhart
By Edgar Albert Guest

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