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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 Marie Ponsot
By Laetitia Pilkington
By Eleanor Wilner
By Randall Jarrell
By Louise Bogan
By Alfred Corn
By Charles Simic
By Barbara Guest
By May Sarton
By Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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