Find Poems & Poets

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2016-2017 competition.

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By W. S. Merwin
By Ben Belitt
By Emily Brontë
By Li-Young Lee
By Louise Glück
By Walt Whitman
By Charlotte Mew
By David Rivard
By Jane Kenyon
By Natalie Shapero

What People are Saying

"With a $20,000 prize, I never imagined POL being this much fun. The competitions were more about meeting and talking with the other competitors, having a great time and enjoying the poetry. I also never knew I could find so much in myself just from reciting poems."
Elliot Davidson
2015 PA POL Champion