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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 Shara McCallum
By James Weldon Johnson
By Jimmy Santiago Baca
By Gerard Manley Hopkins
By Janet Loxley Lewis
By Samuel Menashe
By Gabrielle Calvocoressi
By Hart Crane
By Reginald Gibbons
By Vincent O’Sullivan

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