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 Anne Bradstreet
By Constance Urdang
By Richard Lovelace
By W. S. Merwin
By Anne Bradstreet
By Franz Wright
By Alice Cary
By Benjamin Alire Sáenz
By Frank O'Hara

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"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."
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2015 WA POL Champion