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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 William Blake
By Howard Nemerov
By Walter Savage Landor
By Michael S. Harper
By Herman Melville
By Thomas Hardy
By A. R. Ammons

What People are Saying

"I actually enjoy poetry! When I started participating in the Poetry Out Loud competition in the 9th grade I hated poetry, but as I continued to participate over the years I grew a love and appreciation for the art form, and poetry is now a part of my identity."
Irvin Mason, Jr.
2016 USVI POL Champion