Teen Poetry Contest Visalia Branch Library For poets age 14 through 17 CONTEST RULES: ¨ 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.