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Poetry Contest

poetry contest 2018


This years theme is “hometown.” Wherever you’re from, let your hometown be your guide for your contest entry. Send us your five-line stanza, limerick, or any poetry style that you prefer. You can write one poem or five poems about your hometown—as long as it’s original!

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A first, second, and third place winner will be chosen for each grade: First Place: trophy, poetry journal, and their choice of a poetry book Second Place: trophy and a poetry journal Third Place: trophy

All submissions must be received by 5pm ET Monday, April 30th via the What’s Your Story? site