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Roseville Parks and Recreation

Feb 07, 2013 07:42AM ● By Style

Shel Silverstein, Dr. Seuss and Eminem were all young once.

Inspire a young poet in your life and encourage a passion for writing. Sponsored by Friends of the Roseville Public Library, the Annual Youth Poetry Contest is the perfect launch for all young writers.

Now in its 25th year, the Annual Youth Poetry Contest of the Roseville Public Library has inspired thousands of children to expand their vocabulary and explore their creative writing abilities. From haikus and rhyming versus to ballads, odes and sonnets – exploring words, poetic styles and creative writing is a great way to expand the minds of youth.

The poetry contest runs through February 28. Find more details and submit your poem at any Roseville Public Library or online at

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