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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 Aphra Behn
By Carolyn Kizer
By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
By Sarah Helen Whitman
By Robert Burns
By Richard Lovelace

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2017 WI POL Champion