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

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By Naomi Shihab Nye
By Ted Kooser
By Robert Frost
By Donald Davie
By A. E. Stallings
By William Butler Yeats
By Edward Thomas
By Michael Metivier

What People are Saying

"I learned to enjoy older poems. At first, I hated the requirement that I had to choose a poem that was pre-20th century. However, as time went by, I began to enjoy the poems more and more. My favorite pre-20th century poet is now Emily Bronte. "
Eseme Segbefia
2018 NY POL Champ