2021 Poetry Contest

This Year's Winning Poems

Congratulations to this year's winning poems ~ 

Middle School Division (Grades 6-8): "Over the Border" by Giselle Mota-Cardenas
High School Division (Grades 9-12): "For Others" by Jiggy Joce / Jocelyn Castillo
Adult Division: "Papi's Oranges" by Victoria Bañales

Hear Victoria Bañales read her poem "Papi's Oranges"

2021 Poetry Entries

Middle School Division

Clovers by Isabella Schenone
Facing Adversity by Isabella Magana
My Homeland by Neci Hoeptner
Over the Border  by Giselle Mota-Cardenas

High School Division

Big Problems in the Making by Lucas Lawson
For Others by Jiggy Joce
Little Blinking Red Light  by Amelia Duisenberg

Adult Division

27 Now and Whimsy by Lucas Labrie
Frente a ti by Ana Gabriela Hernandez
I Am Here by LA Woodley
La Frontera Norte by Sandra Macías Rocha
Papi's Oranges by Victoria Bañales
The Autumn of My Life  by Shirley Flores-Munoz
Then by Teresa B Ronsse
Unearthly Sweetness by Judy Gittelsohn
Water and People by Susan Moen Penprase