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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 Charles Bernstein
By Gwendolyn Brooks
By Brenda Hillman
By Galway Kinnell
By Thomas Traherne
By Jean Valentine
By Arthur Hugh Clough
By Helen Mort
By John Masefield

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"I have always loved poetry, but through Poetry Out Loud I have learned a greater respect for all different types of poetry. This competition is so much more than memorizing and reciting a poem; I became very invested in each one of my poems."
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2017 WI POL Champion