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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 Thomas Carlyle
By Frank Marshall Davis
By Ella Wheeler Wilcox
By Alan R. Shapiro
By Li-Young Lee
By Carolyn M. Rodgers
By Elinor Wylie
By Naomi Shihab Nye
By Richard Eberhart

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"I did not expect to like Poetry Out Loud, truthfully. My first year, I did not want to compete at all.Somewhere along the line, I fell in love with the program and have learned so much about poetry, performing, and expression throughout the last three years."
Gabrielle Hunt
2017 NV POL Champion