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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 Deborah Paredez
By Octavio Paz
By Gerard Manley Hopkins
By Louise Erdrich
By Linda Bierds
By Stuart Dybek
By Marie Ponsot
By Laetitia Pilkington
By Eleanor Wilner
By Randall Jarrell

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