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 Ella Wheeler Wilcox
By George Moses Horton
By Ralph Waldo Emerson
By Gerard Manley Hopkins
By John Donne
By Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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By Thomas Hardy

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