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2014 Poetry in Sidewalks Call for Poetry
The St. Cloud Arts Commission invites St. Cloud residents to submit their poetry to be printed into City sidewalks.  We welcome witty, thoughtful, inspiring, or amusing short poems for audiences of all ages.  The submission deadline for entries is Monday, May 5, 2014 by 2:30 pm.

All City of St. Cloud residents are eligible to submit poetry.

Residents may submit up to 2 poems that are appropriate for audiences of all ages.

Poems must include an English translation if not in English, and must fit within a maximum of 8 lines, 40 characters per line including spaces, 320 characters overall including spaces.

Poems must be original works by the entrant (previously published or unpublished).

All entries will be reviewed by a panel in a blind jury process.

Selected poets will receive a $100 prize and publication of their poem in City sidewalks.  Poets' names will be credited on the City website, but not in the sidewalk.

Some selected poems may receive editing suggestions from the panel.

Submission deadline is Monday, May 5, 2014, at 2:30 pm.

Winners will be announced at 2:00 pm on the City of St. Cloud website on Monday, May 19.

Poetry submissions are accepted via mail, email, or in person.  Entries may be sent to:
St. Cloud Arts Commission, ATTN:  Poetry in Sidewalks
400 - 2nd Street South, St. Cloud, MN  56301

Please contact the Arts Commission office with any questions:  320.650.3148.

2014 Poetry in Sidewalks Selections
Feet On Top by Augie Lindmark
Moment's Notice by Timothy Schaeppi
A Walk's Surprise by Lori Russell
A Community Bound by Lori Russell
Imagination by Tamara Wudinich

2013 Poetry in Sidewalks Selections
Do They See? by Theophanis C. Hortis
Night Flights by Colleen Paul
Home by Shannon Giffin
Enclosed by Gabe Frobenius
Imagine by Micki Blenkush
To view these poems please, click here
These poems are stamped along the neighborhoods of 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Streets North

2012 Poetry Selections
Rain Child by Terry Peterson
Wht wld the wrld b lk wtht vwls? by Carisa Marie Kampa
The Mischievous Minnesota Mosquito by Megan Hollenhorst and Tammy Brook
If I Were by Karen Imholte
Over-Bearing by Martha Gaetz
A Ditty by Mona Kremers
To view these poems, please click here
These poems are stamped along 25th Avenue South and 10th and 11th Avenues North