Submit one poem in your age category (elementary, student, or adult). You must either live or attend school in Kent County. 

Submit one poem of any style and length. Please make sure that your name does not appear anywhere in the "Poem Text" text box. A parent, guardian, or teacher is welcome to fill out this form and provide their own contact information! Thank you for helping our young folks enter this contest!

This category is for any Kent County student or resident in kindergarten through second grade. 

Submit one poem of any style and length. Please make sure that your name does not appear anywhere in the "Poem Text" text box. A parent, guardian, or teacher is welcome to fill out this form and provide their own contact information! Thank you for helping our young folks enter this contest!


This category is for any Kent County student or resident in third or fourth grade. 

Submit one poem of any style and length. Please make sure that your name does not appear anywhere in the "Poem Text" text box. A parent, guardian, or teacher is welcome to help fill out this form and provide their own contact information! Thank you for helping our young folks enter this contest!

This category is for any Kent County student or resident in fifth or sixth grade. 

Submit one poem of any style and length. Please make sure that your name does not appear anywhere in the "Poem Text" text box. 

This category is for any Kent County student or resident in seventh or eighth grade. 

Submit one poem of any style and length. Please make sure that your name does not appear anywhere in the "Poem Text" text box. 

This category is for any Kent County student or resident in ninth or tenth grade. 

Submit one poem of any style and length. Please make sure that your name does not appear anywhere in the "Poem Text" text box. 

This category is for any Kent County student or resident in eleventh or twelfth grade. 

Submit one poem of any style and length. Please make sure that your name does not appear anywhere in the "Poem Text" text box.

This category is for any Kent County student or resident attending community college or undergraduate university. Graduate or doctorate students should enter the "Adult" category.

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Submit one poem of any style and length. Please make sure that your name does not appear anywhere in the "Poem Text" text box.

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