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 Tony Hoagland
By Jamaal May
By Lawrence Ferlinghetti
By Letitia Elizabeth Landon
By Rita Dove
By Richard Hugo
By W. S. Merwin
By Robert Frost
By Yusef Komunyakaa

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