ROBERT FROST POETRY CONTEST FOR KIDS & TEENS

Open to Monroe County kids & teens only.

Kids & teens: have you submitted your poem for the Robert Frost Poetry Contest yet? Submit a poem for a chance to win a cash prize!

You can write about nature, time travel, opposites, or anything at all!
Need a little inspiration? Key West Poet Laureate (2017) Flower Conroy offers some creative prompts that will help get the ideas flowing in the video above.

Three cash prizes in two categories! Kids 6-12 & Teens 13-18.

HOW TO SUBMIT

OPEN TO MONROE COUNTY KIDS & TEENS ONLY

Deadline: May 18, 2020

Email up to 3  poems each to poetry@tskw.org. (Poetry can be any length, based on any subject, and be rhymed or unrhymed).

Please include:

  • Student’s name
  • Parent or guardian’s name
  • Phone number
  • Age

Six awards (1st, 2nd & 3rd place & three honorable mentions) will be presented in each age group. Winners will be recognized with cash awards (First Place $150; Second Place $75; Third Place $50) which will be mailed out after the contest has ended. A public posting will be shared of the winning poems in June.

Made possible by the Jeane and Jessie Porter Memorial Fund

Robert Frost Poetry Contest for kids (6-12) and teens (13-18) animation

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, and Robert Frost (1874-1963), The Studios is delighted to host the Annual Children and Teen Poetry Contest each year. National Poetry Month is a worldwide celebration that highlights poetry’s vital place in our culture. The Florida Keys have a special connection with Robert Frost, who won four Pulitzer Prizes for his poetry, and wintered many years at the garden cottage of the Heritage House in Key West.

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