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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 Theodore Roethke
By George Eliot
By John McCrae
By E. E. Cummings
By Jake Adam York
By Stephen Dunn
By Frank Bidart
By Meredith Holmes

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2017 WI POL Champion