2020 Sponsors Russ's Party Store in Waterford, MI
Margaret Birch, Township Treasurer
Kim Markee, Township Clerk Marie Z. Sullivan & Sandy J. Smith in memory of Georgia Maxwell
Nancy & Bob Smith in memory of Howard Heitzeg
The purpose of the Poetry Leaves project is to make poetry a part of the everyday lives of Waterford residents and visitors to the Township. The exhibition will run May 20th - June 3rd, 2020, on the Township Campus, including Township Hall, the Department of Public Works lobby, and the Library. An outdoor exhibit of kids' poems will also be outside the library on the Civic Center campus. A ribbon cutting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 20th, at 5:30 p.m. at the Township Hall Auditorium.
The deadline for submitting poems has passed. Please submit next year. Thank you.
Your poem will not be selected if it does not follow the following guidelines.
Please include the title and your name at the top of your poem. All elements of the poem should beleft justified to aid with publishing. Please use normal margin settings.
Additional rules for entries:
Family-friendly language and content
One entry per person
Original poetry by the poet submitting the entry
No pictures or photographs
Times New Roman font
Font size: 12 pt
Maximum length: One 8.5"x11" page
Deadline for entries: March 27th, 2020
Plans for the 2020 project include a video series featuring readings by published poets from the metro Detroit area and interviews exploring their creative process and sources of inspiration. Look for these on the Poetry Leaves website and Facebook page in 2020. Plan to join us for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Reception to open the new exhibition.