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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 George Starbuck
By William E. Stafford
By Vachel Lindsay
By Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea
By Joyce Kilmer
By Delmore Schwartz
By Stephen Spender
By Gwendolyn Brooks
By Naomi Shihab Nye

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