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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 Claude McKay
By Audre Lorde
By Mark Halliday
By Deborah Paredez
By Octavio Paz
By Gerard Manley Hopkins
By Louise Erdrich
By Linda Bierds
By Stuart Dybek

What People are Saying

"What really makes a poem dynamic is not the use of grand gestures. Rather, it is the tones and expressions of the voice that help listeners connect and understand the meaning of a poem."
Angelica Sterling
2017 USVI POL Champ