Saturday, April 2, 2011

April is National Poetry Month

Teen Text Poetry Contest

Who said that texting is not an art? The Santa Clara City Library is offering a $25.00 gift card for the best text poem that is 160 characters or less by a teen. The deadline is April 30, 2011. Complete rules listed below. Winners will be notified by email or phone.

  • Must be in grades 7-12
  • One entry per person
  • Entries accepted from April 1-30
  • 160 character limit
  • Include first and last name, phone number or email, and grade
  • Inappropriate poems will be disqualified
Text or email your entry to
Entries may also be submitted in person to the Central Park Youth Services Desk.

This contest is made possible by support from the Michael J. Kirsch Foundation.
Submitted by nc