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2021 East Lake County Library Poetry Contest

The East Lake County Library held the 19th Annual Poetry Contest in honor of April as National Poetry Month.

Entries are no longer being accepted. Entries were accepted through May 10, 2021.

For more information contact:
Scott N. Amey
SAmey@mylakelibrary.org
East Lake County Library
352-383-9980


2021 Contest Winners

Adult age Group (19+)

Place Winner Poem
1st Place C. David Hay Pet Heaven
2nd Place Dorothy Franklin My Father’s Daughter
3rd Place Marsha Lewis Crow Soul
Honorable Mention Danielle Doornweerd Florida
Honorable Mention Gloria Goldfaden An Opuscule, Me, Myself and I
Honorable Mention Denise Edwards In Love
Honorable Mention Joseph Burns Warm Retirement
Honorable Mention Rick Cooper Your Money or Your Life

Teen Age Group (13-18)

Place Winner Poem
1st Place Penelope Duran Do Tigers Cry?
2nd Place Adam Sabbagh Peace
3rd Place Julieta Munoz Gardening Fatigue
Honorable Mention Allie Hostetler The Girl is a Writer
Honorable Mention Abigail Thomas Be One
Honorable Mention Jayla Ortiz Illusion vs Reality
Honorable Mention Mercy Langley Sunrise
Honorable Mention Jackson Niewinski Silence

Children’s Age Group (up to 12)

Place Winner Poem
1st Place Paxton Rivera My Crazy Monster
2nd Place Nathan Stevens Snapping Turtle
3rd Place Kaylee Schmitz My Pets
Honorable Mention Madylan Galbreath Mom
Honorable Mention Greta Perri I am... bullied
Honorable Mention Katie Griffin Sounds of the Night
Honorable Mention Reid Kennedy A Summer’s Day
Honorable Mention Evander Turner MacBeth