Young Poets Competition-Enter at the Library!

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Young Poets Of Delaware County

Poetry Competition

For all school-age residents of Delaware County, grades 1-12


Original poems must be typed or neatly written on 8 1/2” by 11” paper; no odd size or construction paper, please.

Student’s name


Home phone number



School District

If information is not listed, entry will be disqualified.

No entries will be returned.

Only one poem per student may be entered.

Poems will be judged by grade level.

Deadline for submissions is FEBRUARY 12, 2010.

Prizes will include saving bonds for first place winners and

publication in a booklet for all 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners.

Winners will be notified.

Please, no calls after poems are submitted!

Entries should be submitted to any public library in Delaware County

Questions about the contest? Call Margie Stern 610 891-8622

Sponsored by the Mad Poets Society, Delaware County Library System, Greater Philadelphia Poets for Young Voices, Delaware County Reading Council and The Rose Tree Optimist Club.

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  1. Alan King

    Here’s a young poet’s journey through craft and the lessons learned along the way. Please read it at

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