National Poetry Month Contest

National Poetry Month Contest 2017

   2017 poster webpage

 Submit an original poem by Friday, April 21 at 4 p.m. There will be 2 categories: Adults (Ages 19+) and Teens (Ages 13-18). Each winner will receive a gift card, have their poem featured on the library website, and a framed copy will be on display at the library. Judging will take place between April 21 and April 28.
The winners will be announced Friday, May 5 at 5 p.m at our First Friday event. Good luck and have fun!

Download and Print the Rules & Regulations here

Download and Print the Release Form here


2016 Adult Winner: The Berlin Wall by Pearl Miller-Cozort

2016 Teen Winner:  Death Demands Us All by Brandon Mowry

2015 Adult Winner: One Coy K-9 by Frank Kelly

2015 Teen Winner: Poem by Lacie Carmon

2014 Winner: Treasures by Doris Still