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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 Margaret Atwood
By Kenneth Rexroth
By Eric Chock
By Rita Dove
By Larry Bradley
By A. E. Stallings
By Richard Wilbur
By Sara Teasdale
By Julia Ward Howe

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