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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 Linda Bierds
By Tess Gallagher
By Marsha De La O
By David Bottoms
By Taylor Mali
By Ruby Robinson
By Russell Edson
By Mark Jarman
By Marvin Bell
By Tracy K. Smith

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2017 WI POL Champion