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Release Date: 02/27/2013

The Seattle Public Library celebrates National Poetry Month with poetry contest

Haiku Hullabaloo

Children, teens and adults are invited to enter The Seattle Public Library's haiku poetry contest in celebration of National Poetry Month in April.


Write a haiku that celebrates the library in your life and submit the poem online beginning Monday, March 4. The contest ends at 5 p.m. Friday, March 15.


Winning entries will appear on the Library's website beginning April 1.


Contest participants must have a library card issued by The Seattle Public Library. Entries must be the writer's own work and may not be submitted without the poet's knowledge or consent. No previously published works or works accepted for publication elsewhere.


For more information and full contest rules, visit or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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