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ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2015-2016 competition.

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By William Matthews
By Edwin Arlington Robinson
By Toi Derricotte
By James Merrill
By Hailey Leithauser
By Calvin Forbes
By Lisel Mueller
By Ricardo Pau-Llosa
By Karin Gottshall

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"I understand the expression and understanding and recitation of the POL poems, but it was more that I didn't realize how much this opportunity would mean to me, or how much it would impact how I feel about my future ... I feel my blood running and heart pounding each time I think of my POL poems and teaching them to people."
Taylor Rogers
2015 MT POL Champion