National Poetry Month Contest

Submit an original poem by Tuesday, April 23 at 5 p.m.
There will be 2 categories: Adults (Ages 19+) and Teens (Ages 13-18).
Judging will take place between April 24 and May 2.
The winners will be announced Friday, May 3 at 5 p.m at our First Friday event.
Good luck and have fun!

Find Rules & Regulations 2019 here 

Find the Release Form 2019  here


Previous Winners

 2018 Adult Winner: Promises

   2017 Adult Winner: Red Winged Blackbird by Booth Perkins

2017 Teen Winner: In Eight Minutes by Ronin Mooney

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