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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 Percy Bysshe Shelley
By Dorothy Parker
By John Donne
By Edgar Lee Masters
By Constance Urdang
By Edwin Arlington Robinson
By Lilace Mellin Guignard
By Carl Phillips
By Mina Loy

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