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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 Paul Muldoon
By W. D. Snodgrass
By William Blake
By Richard Wilbur
By Eavan Boland
By Aphra Behn
By George Herbert
By Diane Thiel
By Lorna Dee Cervantes

What People are Saying

"I learned that I had the ability to capture the attention of an audience and evoke emotion from them. When I recited my first poem in 9th grade for a mock POL class competition, I was incredibly shy and barely audible. But eventually I grew to love sharing the emotions poems gave me."
Chiara Raimondo
2016 NY POL Champion