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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 Ilya Kaminsky
By Anne Bradstreet
By Franz Wright
By Edith Wharton
By Maya Angelou
By Margaret Atwood
By Kenneth Rexroth
By Eric Chock
By Rita Dove

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