RooseveltPoetryContest_reducedIt all starts with a single word…

April is National Poetry Month, so it’s the perfect time to get you more interested in this valuable genre of literature. Mrs. Hassan from your Roosevelt Library is hosting a poetry competition. There is a theme and some rules, so please read below to find out what to do.

Theme: Physical Distancing

Rules: Any type of poetry will do – Haiku, Limerick, Free Verse, Concrete Poetry, Cinquain – you choose. 1 poem per person. Only students of Roosevelt Middle School.

Deadline: April 30, 2020

Principal Steinberger will pick the winner. Winners will be announced by May 15, 2020.

  • 1st prize – $50 Amazon Gift Card
  • 2nd prize- $25 Amazon Gift Card
  • 3rd prize – $15 Amazon Gift Card

Winners will be posted on the Roosevelt website. Can’t wait to see what you all come up with! Happy writing!


Also, visit the RIMS Library Newsletter, Celebrating National Poetry Month for more information about National Poetry Month and resources.


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