K12 is calling all wordsmiths to enter the 2019 Poetry Contest!

This year's theme is SUBJECT MATTERS!

What’s your favorite school subject? We want education to be your muse as you write your entry for K12’s 2019 Poetry Contest! Whether it’s mathematical equations, classic novels, the solar system, or ancient Egypt that ignites your imagination, give us a sense of your academic passion, and let us see your creative powers at work!

Simply compose a haiku, cinquain, limerick, ballad, sonnet, free verse—or any other poetic form that suits your fancy—about your favorite school subject, and enter for a chance to win!

Start crafting your poetic masterpiece today! Prizes will be given to the top three winners in each grade and an overall “Best-In-Show” winner.

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    Well, I gotta say... I really love to read, And in a book, I'd stay. Fairytales, and biologies, And I know there's more!...

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    art an expression an emotion your feelings on the canvas they paint a bright sky happy, you feel happy why? because art...

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    Hundreds of poets have heemed and hawed about nature and it’s beauty. Romantic Poems all compare things of beauty to things of...

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    science is cool I like to do it in school I want to do it for a job

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    Math I love Math, Math brings me joy to the second, I love math so much that I can't rhyme with it, but I will try my best to...

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    The wonderful world of science! It's oh so great! You can create a future appliance! Or categorize an animal's trait! What...

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    Dig your way into history And uncover the findings The mystery is thrilling And the adventure is winding Any continent...

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    I sit, alone, yet all around me, The students of the test surround me. I feel the pain of the cold hard chair, Begin at my...

  • My Love for Mathematics
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    Hey everyone! My name is Shyenne, I am 14 and in the 9th grade. Here's a lil something I wrote to express my love for Math. A lot...

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    Fishing fly with numbers. Hope to catch double. Multiply plus subtract all the bait I end up with numbers that hook up like...

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    Simple words on a page The writing shining a light On what has been hidden In between the lines. The lesson learned...

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    High School Entering High School, I was frightened to go Knowing classes would be so demanding Going to Brick and Mortar...

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    I really enjoy learning science Basically formed an alliance To help mother earth Give all that she's worth The atmosphere...

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    I would never have envisioned Or daydreamed I could trek this vast without a car or plane...

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    Super Cool Igneous Earth Nice Coal Environmentally

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    Incredible Lightning Observations Vocal Cords Electricity Successful Engineering Conduction Independent variables...

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    Science is one of my favorite subjects. My mind is nature, like the wonders of all around. My heart is the universe, full...

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    Pencil on Paper This is where it begins From my pale fingers and onto the Page The shadow falls over your words, your heart...

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    English is my favorite subject How about you? English can be a fool to do If you push through You will understand what to do...

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    Mightier Than the Sword (A poem about English/American Literature and the joy of writing by Alex R.) They say that the pen is...

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    I go to class with a smile on my face something about it makes it my happy place. Reading,writing,and so much more I get to...

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    Writers and Artists Every strand of golden hair Once was with a pencil shared And every line of golden text Has brushed...

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    Jealous queen and poison apples, Barely escaped a sharp old knife. Spindle pricking, her deep sleep awakes, Almost let a...

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    My favorite school subject is History Gaia! Anesidora! The Goddess of Earth and the giver of gifts! You bestowed me a gift I...

  • Inspired by English
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    to inspire. to create. to take your mind to another world. Where vocabulary fills our mouths and we treasure the tales older...