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 Carl Sandburg
By Tony Hoagland
By Carmen Giménez Smith
By D. H. Lawrence
By Kevin Young
By John Bunyan
By John McCrae
By Dana Gioia
By Gary Snyder
By Jorge Sánchez

What People are Saying

"I learned just how much deeper your understanding of a poem is when you memorize it than when you just read it a couple of times, and how you understand it a little better every single time you recite it."
Alex Hanesworth
2015 WA POL Champion