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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 Daryl Hine
By Jack Collom
By Judith Ortiz Cofer
By J. T. Ledbetter
By Dean Young
By Wallace Stevens
By Lorna Dee Cervantes
By Michael Derrick Hudson
By Stanley Kunitz

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