Where are you from? We want your hometown to be your muse as your write your entry for K12's 2018 Poetry Contest! Whether it's the sight of city lights that ignites your soul, the smell of honeysuckle in the summertime, the feeling of ocean waves crashing against your skin, the sound of the old clock tower on Main Street, or the taste of ice cream from the county fair, give us a sense of place, writing what you think about when you hear the word "hometown."
Simply compose a haiku, cinquain, limerick, ballad, sonnet, free verse—or any other poetic form that suits your fancy—about your hometown, and enter for a chance to win!
Start composing your poetic masterpiece today! Prizes will be given to the top three winners in each grade.

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