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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 Wendy Cope
By Walter de La Mare
By Li-Young Lee
By Tami Haaland
By Matthew Shenoda
By Paul Muldoon
By W. D. Snodgrass
By William Blake
By Richard Wilbur
By Eavan Boland

What People are Saying

"What really makes a poem dynamic is not the use of grand gestures. Rather, it is the tones and expressions of the voice that help listeners connect and understand the meaning of a poem."
Angelica Sterling
2017 USVI POL Champ