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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 Liz Waldner
By Tracy K. Smith
By Amy Lowell
By Mary Weston Fordham
By Kay Ryan
By Lord Byron (George Gordon)
By H. D.
By Herman Melville
By Alice Oswald

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2017 WI POL Champion