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 Edmund Waller
By Robert Fitzgerald
By Louise Bogan
By Dorothy Parker
By Gwendolyn Brooks
By Walt Whitman
By Nikki Giovanni
By David Mason

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