Poetry Month - April 2020

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Because of the coronavirus situation, Poetry Month's public and in-person events have been cancelled. This year, Poetry Month will be a virtual experience, and we hope you will participate online.

 

A POEM A DAY
During the Month of April
Amesbury Poet Laureate Ellie O'Leary will be posting a poem each day on her Facebook page.

WHITTIER HOME POETRY CONTEST

Deadline is April 15, 2020

The 5th annual poetry contest "Gathering of Verses" is for Amesbury High School students. Up to three poems may be submitted from now through the deadline of April 15, 2020. Cash prizes will be awarded: $100 for 1st place, $50 for 2nd place, and $25 for 3rd place.

UPDATE: POETRY CONTEST WINNERS

We congratulate these talented students from Newburyport High School!   

         

1st place – Emma Keith for her poem “A Picture Perfect Frame”

2nd place – Norah Morrissey for her poem “Contemplation in Isolation”

3rd place – Alyssa Keith for her poem “Juliana Got Pepper Spray for Confirmation”

Honorable Mention – Julia Olson for her poem “Complex Beings”

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