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

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By William Butler Yeats
By Rita Dove
By Arthur Rimbaud
By David Ferry
By David Ignatow
By Michael Ryan
By Chase Twichell
By Robert Creeley

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2017 WI POL Champion