Pre-20th Century Poems

ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2018-2019 competition.

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By Robert Bridges
By Philip Freneau
By Christina Rossetti
By George Gascoigne
By Duchess of Newcastle Margaret Cavendish
By Ernest Dowson
By Arthur Symons
By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
By Gerard Manley Hopkins

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"Because poetry centers around very human themes, we are able to connect with it in an extraordinary meaningful, poignant way, regardless of when it was written. "
Hope Stratman
2018 NE POL Champ