What do you do for fun? We want your hobby(ies) to be your muse as your write your entry for K12's 2017 Poetry Contest. Whether you describe the rush of adrenaline you get playing a sport, the bugs you discover while gardening, the emotions you feel when singing a song or playing an instrument, or the sights you see on a bike ride, write about what you enjoy doing when you have free time.

Simply compose a haiku, cinquain, limerick, ballad, sonnet, free verse (or any other poetry writing style that suits your fancy) about your hobby(ies), 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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    My hobby is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I recently began doing last year in summer.This poem is in dedication to the sport I love and...

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    Put it togetherpiece by piece

    Making sure i'ts nice and neat

    Lego's are such a treat

     

    People in...

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    What am I suppose to do; when hard times are attacking you

    Seems like noone understands; they listen and say we're here...

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    I dove off...

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    Creating worlds is what I love

    Making every person, every flaw,

    I love to write, to create

    I write the...

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    Why does the Sun shine when there's nothing to shine about?

    The Birds are singing their Happy Song,

    And the Wind...

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    words yet unwritten

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    Singing is my thing

    Singing I will cling

    Singing a sweet song

    I like to sing all day long.

    I like...

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    What are my hobbies?

    My hobbies consists of listening to music, watching netflix, baking, and cosmetology.

    They...

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    1. This Poem is new,
    2. It is not old,
    3. It is true,
    4. It will not mold.
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    6. Up and down...

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    The storm is brewing a cup of coffee,

    The waves are getting very...

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     The wind; it sings.

    The sun;serves as my wings.

    This grass is my carpet,

    that keeps my soles guarded....

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    I like coloring because of all the colors I can use, 

    There are so many crayons to choose!

    Summer is cool...

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    The lives beyond our doors!

    Out side a bird is singing beautiful song 

    While other creatures just move along ...

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    Fishing is my favorite pastime

    For it gives me time to think....

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    Stars so Bright.

    In the so so much light in the night

    They stay with us the whole night

    Until the dawn of...

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    Youtubes what I love to do
    it's fun for me and you
    Look for a tutorial
    try to play a kazoo
    Youtube never...

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    Allena Ballerina

    Allena ballerina loves to dance

    she loves to twirl and prance.

    She is a girl who loves...

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    Zooming around in my slipper socks

    I like to build with my tiny Lego blocks

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    Waterskiing

    You pull on you tight ski boot around your ankle, nervous as can be

    Friends try to...

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    Rat tat tat

    The beat never goes flat

    Come on, join in, just like that...

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    Summer Poem

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    Swimming

    You hear the SPLASH as you dive in,

    The fish come and whisper in your ear,

    As...

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    The hot sun emerges on a summer's day,

    "It will cool down," is no one's belief.

    So I turn to the pool to play,...

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    Silent singing keys, with a very special use
    And they sing as soft as the quiet mother goose
    They play, they hum,...