The 12th Annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest

19 April 2016

Poets Wanted 

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1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners selected in each contest category

  • Five (5) categories include: Things My Parents Taught Me,  The Best Gift I Ever Received,  It Happened One Night,  If I Were Rich And Famous,  and  You Can Count On Me.
  • 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 23, 2016.  Early submissions are appreciated.  Questions—contact Alan Lowe at
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