Find Poems & Poets

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.

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By Dorothea Tanning
By Mary Karr
By Claude McKay
By Allison Adelle Hedge Coke
By Rita Dove
By Philip Freneau
By Grace Schulman
By Christina Rossetti
By May Swenson

What People are Saying

"Though I have always had an immense love and appreciation for poetry, particularly spoken word poetry, it was not until I was given the opportunity to go on stage and actually deliver the words of others that I was able to comprehend the real impact of this art."
Iman Dancy
2017 NC POL Champion