Poetry Month Contest


Poetry can be written in any poetic style and on any subject.

A poem in its entirety must be an original work by the person entering the contest.

  • Plagiarism is a serious offense with serious consequences.

Only one poem per person, per household is allowed.

Contest entries must be at least 3 but cannot exceed 26 lines (including stanza breaks) and cannot exceed 55 characters per line (including spaces between words).

Do not use “texting” lingo. Properly spell out all words and numbers.

Poems containing language that is vulgar, offensive, or wholly inappropriate will not be accepted.

Contest is open to all ages.

Judging Process

There will be a public vote on April 21, 2021.