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Celebrate National Poetry Month with annual contest

Poetry writingNorman Public Library Central is calling all poets for its 22nd Annual Poetry Contest, a part of the library’s celebration of National Poetry Month.

Entry forms will be made available beginning March 19 and are due back April 13. Middle school or high school students, or adults are invited to enter.

The contest wraps up with the library’s 22nd Annual Poetry Celebration, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 23, in the library’s Lowry Room.  Winners will be announced, and entrants are welcome to read one of their poems if they choose at the event.

National Poetry Month is scheduled yearly during April as an initiative to celebrate writing, poets and poetry in general.