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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 Maya Angelou
By Yusef Komunyakaa
By W. D. Snodgrass
By Carl Dennis
By Calvin Forbes
By Rebecca Lindenberg
By Jaya Savige
By Nick Flynn
By Eve Merriam

What People are Saying

"In the beginning of my Poetry Out Loud experience, I didn't expect to become so attached to my three competition poems. Five months later, they have become a part of me."
Gabrielle Cooper
2017 ME POL Champion