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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 Linda Bierds
By Marsha De La O
By David Bottoms
By Taylor Mali
By Ruby Robinson
By Russell Edson
By Adrian Matejka
By Mark Jarman
By Marvin Bell
By Tracy K. Smith

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