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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 Sara Teasdale
By Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
By Russell Edson
By Edith Wharton
By Howard Nemerov
By Robert Browning
By James Weldon Johnson
By William Cowper
By Frank Stanford

What People are Saying

"I actually enjoy poetry! When I started participating in the Poetry Out Loud competition in the 9th grade I hated poetry, but as I continued to participate over the years I grew a love and appreciation for the art form, and poetry is now a part of my identity."
Irvin Mason, Jr.
2016 USVI POL Champion