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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Original Poems Wanted for Sidewalk Poetry Project

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Make a lasting impression on West Allis! Through a grant, the City of West Allis will stamp original poetry on six sidewalk slabs through the City. Submit your original poetry for consideration!

All entries must be received by Friday, Sept. 21 at 5 p.m.

  • Poets of all ages are welcome to author poems, however poets under the age of 18 must have his/her legal parent/guardian submit this form on his/her behalf
  • Authors must reside within the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District boundaries, or be a student that attends a school within the district
  • The poem may be previously published, but it must be an original work of the author
  • The subject matter must be appropriate for the general public
  • The poem must fit within a maximum of 10 lines, 35 characters per line, and 225 characters overall, including spaces
  • Only electronic submissions will be considered
Poems will be judged and selected by the West Allis Public Library board. Winners will be notified no later than Oct. 31, 2018.

Contact the City of West Allis Department of Development with additional questions or for more information.
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