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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 Louise Bogan
By Judith Ortiz Cofer
By Alfred Corn
By Charles Simic
By Barbara Guest
By Francisco X. Alarcón
By May Sarton
By Samuel Taylor Coleridge
By Rachel Sherwood
By William Wordsworth

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