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 Weldon Kees
By Kevin Craft
By Mai Der Vang
By Wendy Xu
By Thomas Carlyle
By Frank Marshall Davis
By Lorna Dee Cervantes
By Ella Wheeler Wilcox
By Alan R. Shapiro
By Li-Young Lee

What People are Saying

"Though I have always had an immense love and appreciation for poetry, particularly spoken word poetry, it was not until I was given the opportunity to go on stage and actually deliver the words of others that I was able to comprehend the real impact of this art."
Iman Dancy
2017 NC POL Champion