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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 Marge Piercy
By Edgar Allan Poe
By Anne Bradstreet
By Constance Urdang
By Richard Lovelace
By W. S. Merwin
By Anne Bradstreet
By Franz Wright
By Alice Cary
By Benjamin Alire Sáenz

What People are Saying

"I was surprised how attached I got to my poems. I've had "Degrees of Gray in Philipsburg" memorized since my sophomore year, and whenever I get nervous or anxious about something I recite it to myself. "
Sarah Calvin-Stupfel
2018 OR POL Champ