Teen Poetry Contest
Visalia Branch Library
For poets age 14 through 17
¨ Poem must be an original work (any topic).
¨ Maximum length of poem: one page.
¨ One entry per poet.
¨ Poem may be hand written (legibly!) or typed.
¨ Write your name, your age, and phone number on your poem submittal.
¨ Let us know if the library can display the poem with your name and age.
¨ Two prizes awarded:
¨ Prize #1 for a poem written in a traditional form (such as sonnet, villanelle, haiku, etc.)
¨ Prize #2 will be awarded to a non-traditional poem.
¨ All remaining poems will be placed in a random drawing for a third prize.
Submit your poems in April at the Children’s reference desk.
Last day for entry is Friday, April 28, 2017 at 5:45pm.
Prize winners contacted on Friday, May 5. 2017.