Find Poems & Poets

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2016-2017 competition.

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By Sara Teasdale
By Julia Ward Howe
By Mark Turcotte
By Ed Roberson
By Kenneth Patchen
By Susan Mitchell
By Hayden Carruth
By W.D. Ehrhart
By Dana Gioia

What People are Saying

"I learned just how much deeper your understanding of a poem is when you memorize it than when you just read it a couple of times, and how you understand it a little better every single time you recite it."
Alex Hanesworth
2015 WA POL Champion