Find Poems & Poets

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

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By LeConté Dill
By Ross Gay
By Rhina P. Espaillat
By William E. Stafford
By John Ashbery
By Lorine Niedecker
By Aimee Nezhukumatathil
By David Ferry
By Adrienne Rich

What People are Saying

"I learned just how much deeper your understanding of a poem is when you memorize it than when you just read it a couple of times, and how you understand it a little better every single time you recite it."
Alex Hanesworth
2015 WA POL Champion