Find Poems & Poets

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.

Go to:
By Pattiann Rogers
By Louis Simpson
By Phillis Wheatley
By Kenneth Rexroth
By Elizabeth Bishop
By William Matthews

Or

By Thomas Sayers Ellis
By Roisin Kelly
By Pattiann Rogers

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