1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners selected in each contest category
- Five (5) categories include: Love Is All Around Us, Dreams Do Come True, On The Street Where I Live, Gone But Not Forgotten, and A Second Chance.
- Poets may submit a maximum of three (3) poems. Select three (3) of the contest
categories and submit one poem from each.
- Poems may be in rhyme, free verse, Haiku, or other accepted poetry forms and of any
length, up to a maximum of 60 lines.
- Young Poets, 18-years of age or under, are encouraged to submit poems and will
compete in a special “Young Poets” category.
- Entry Forms and Contest Rules are available at the Front Desk at the Lincoln Public
Library at Twelve Bridges and can be downloaded from the following website:
- Contest Deadline: Poems must be received no later than Saturday, July 22,
2017. Early submissions are appreciated. Questions—contact Alan Lowe at