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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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"I learned that I enjoyed poetry - a lot. I'm known as the "football guy" at my school and it surprised me, and others, that poetry would be a big part of my life. Also, I realized that I not bad at performing and public speaking."
Marquavious Moore
2017 TN POL Champion