Find Poems & Poets

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

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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
By Kenneth Patchen

What People are Saying

"I was initially very surprised by how unique each performer can make a poem. Even if twenty different kids are reciting the same poem, they will each make it their own and interpret it the way that they want to. "
Vera Escaja-Heiss
2018 VT Champ