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Roosevelt Poetry Competition 2020

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April is National Poetry Month, so it’s the perfect time to get you more interested in this valuable genre of literature.  Mrs. Hassan from your Roosevelt Library will be hosting a poetry competition. There is a theme and some rules, so please read below to find out what to do.

Theme: Physical Distancing
Rules:Any type of poetry will do – Haiku, Limerick, Free Verse, Concrete Poetry, Cinquain – you choose. 1 poem per person. Only students of Roosevelt Middle School – please put your first name, last name and grade.
Deadline: April 30, 2020








Principal Steinberger will pick the winner.  Winners will be announced by May 15, 2020.

1st prize - $50 gift card to Amazon

2nd prize - $25 gift card to Amazon

3rd prize - $15 gift card to Amazon

Winners will be posted on The Roosevelt Website.  Can’t wait to see what you all come up with! 


Also, visit the RIMS Library Newsletter, Celebrating National Poetry Month for more information about National Poetry Month and resources.