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2018 Grades K-12 Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate by entering your own original work in KPL's annual poetry contest!

This year's theme is Mouth-Watering Poems about Futuristic Food. To participate, simply write a poem about an ordinary object. Any form of poetry is accepted, but the poem must fit on one page.

Kids and teens are eligible in fourcategories: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, and Grades 9-12. Gift cards will be awarded to the first, second, and third place poems in each category. Entries will be judged  on originality, creativity, quality of writing, and adherence to contest guidelines.

Poems must be received by 9:00 PM on Monday, April 30th. 

Download poetry guidelines and submission form here.