Community Poetry Showcase

Celebrate National Poetry month with original poems from your community! The Wadsworth Public Library invited you to submit your original poems, and now you can enjoy the virtual display below during the month of April.

Submission Dates: March 15–26
Display Dates: April 1–30

The Plight of the Empath by Monica H.


The Dancing Ladies by Shelia O.


To a Daughter in College by Corrine L.


To Honor The Budding Tree Moon by Peggy H.


After the Fight by Alicia D.


Kind Hearted by Ella B.


Country Spring by Heather E.


Rebirth by Matthew W.


Virtual Community Showcase Guidelines

Open to exhibitors of all ages.

Each exhibitor is allowed one (1) entry per showcase. 

Poems must be submitted digitally by sending an email to with the following information:

  1. Name
  2. Email Address 
  3. Poem Title
  4. PDF of Poem

Poems must be appropriate for viewing by all ages and free from profanity or otherwise inappropriate content. Wadsworth Public Library reserves the right to decide what constitutes inappropriate content.

All poems must be the original work of the entrants.

Owners retain the copyright to their poems. By entering the contest, poets agree to have their work displayed on the Library’s website or social media without any fee or other form of compensation.