Full List of Top-Three Performances Per Period in POL Semifinals

Top Performers in the 2014 Poetry Out Loud Competition

PERIOD 1 WINNER

Michael Seleman
Advice to a Prophet
by Richard Wilbur

2nd Place
Nikhil Thakkar
The Pomegranate and the Big Crowd

3rd Place
Isha Mehta
To an Athlete Dying Young

PERIOD 2 WINNER

Brooke Hindle
For the young who want to
by Marge Piercy

2nd Place
Erin Hardy
Conversation

3rd Place
Kevin McGrath
Apollo

PERIOD 3 WINNER

Pranav Menon
Ode to the Midwest
by Kevin Young

2nd Place
Dora Kadish
Adam’s Curse

3rd Place
Mikenna Mattson
every single day

PERIOD 4 WINNER

Alex Heisler
Happiness
by Paisley Rekdal

2nd Place 
Havanah Becker
Through a Glass Eye, Lightly

3rd Place
Joseph Kim
Abandoned Farmhouse

PERIOD 5 WINNER 

Tim Sullivan
The Legend
by Garrett Hongo

2nd Place 
Sam Kakullavarapu
Father

3rd Place 
Shabina Wigneswaran
Amor Mundi

PERIOD 6 WINNER

Praveen Menon
After working sixty hours again for what reason
by Bob Hicok

2nd Place 
Brianna LoRusso
More Lies

3rd Place
Emma Saltsman
I am the People, the Mob

PERIOD 7 WINNER

Sarah Horwitz
And Soul
by Eavan Boland

2nd Place
Kylie Scott (WILD CARD WINNER)
Sestina: Like
by A.E. Stallings

3rd Place
Erin Savage
A History Without Suffering

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