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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

What People are Saying

"I learned that no matter how many times I do it, I will still be nervous when I speak in public. I also learned that it is possible to experience the same poem many times in a row and still feel like I am discovering something new about myself through the words of the writer."
Madeleine Schroeder
2017 OH POL Champion