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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 John Greenleaf Whittier
By Stephen Crane
By Trumbull Stickney
By Kathryn Simmonds
By Adah Isaacs Menken
By Annie Finch
By Diane Wakoski
By Dana Gioia

What People are Saying

"In the beginning of my Poetry Out Loud experience, I didn't expect to become so attached to my three competition poems. Five months later, they have become a part of me."
Gabrielle Cooper
2017 ME POL Champion