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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 did not expect to like Poetry Out Loud, truthfully. My first year, I did not want to compete at all.Somewhere along the line, I fell in love with the program and have learned so much about poetry, performing, and expression throughout the last three years."
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2017 NV POL Champion