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Poems by Children


2024 poetry submissions will be accepted from April 1-19 and will be published here beginning April 26. Community members are welcome to submit more than one poem.

* Adult participants will have the chance to enter our raffle for a special poetry-themed prize!


by Madison Simkus, 2020

Spring is here.

People cheer.

Rain keeps coming down.

I groan, no more bike rides around town.

No more rain? Hurray!

Grinning children call out, “Let’s play!”