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ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2016-2017 competition.

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By Robert Bly
By Theodore Roethke
By Stanley Moss
By Eavan Boland
By Howard Nemerov
By Chris Abani
By William Stanley Braithwaite
By Gerald Stern
By Ha Jin
By Jill McDonough

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