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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 James Weldon Johnson
By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
By William Cowper
By Frank Stanford
By George Moses Horton
By Henrietta Cordelia Ray
By Vachel Lindsay
By William Wordsworth
By Lorine Niedecker
By Sandra McPherson

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