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Vote Now for Your Favorite Spine Poem!

Online or In Person, April 22 – 30

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Tumblr: You can favorite poems on tumblr at APLSpinePoetry2013.tumblr.

Pinterest: You can like poems on pinterest at ArlingtonVALib/Vote-Now-Spine-Poetry-Contest-2013.

Facebook: You can like poems on Facebook at

Comment: You can look at the poems on tumblr, facebook or pinterest, then post your vote here in the comments.


Or vote in person at Poetry Open Mic Night April 30 at the Aurora Hills Branch Library.


The Rules:

  1. Vote for as many poems as you like.
  2. Only vote on one platform.
  3. Tell your friends to vote.
  4. If you think any poem should win a specific prize (such as “best use of Jethro Tull albums”, or “best photograph”), be sure to say so.


Final prize winners will be chosen by our Guest Judges, author Evan Smith Rakoff and artist Chandi Kelley, after April 30.

April is National Poetry Month.


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