Poem in Your Pocket Day

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Program Type: Poetry


We're looking for short poems written by local poets. These poems will be featured on cards that we give away to community members to celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 26. In 2017, we distributed 1500 poems to the community!

Submission guidelines:

Poems must be no longer than 16 lines.

There is a limit of two poems per poet.

Poems must address the theme of Identity.

All poems that meet the above criteria will be featured in our Poem in Your Pocket Day.

Poems can be dropped off at the Learning and Information Services Reference Desk or submitted via email to poetry@tcpl.org. Deadline for submissions is Friday, March 23.

Local poets are invited to participate in a Poetry Open Mic on Friday, May 4!

Questions? Contact Teresa Vadakin at poetry@tcpl.org.