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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 James L. Dickey
By Stevie Smith
By Paul Muldoon
By H. D.
By Joan Murray
By Joshua Mehigan
By Victor Hernández Cruz
By Michael S. Harper
By Eleanor Wilner
By Joshua Mehigan

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