Poetry Contest for Teens

Congratulations to our winners!

We're thrilled to announce the winners of our 2021 Poetry Contest for Teens. Read their winning entries and get to know our winners in the flipbook below.

Thank you to our contest partners Wellington County Library, and to Jennifer McCready, Assistant Branch Supervisor (Elora) and Sydney March, Assistant Branch Supervisor (Fergus) for their diligent and dedicated work selecting our winners from hundreds of entries.


JUNIOR HIGH (Grades 9-10)

Winner: Clarissa Lof, “Colder Waters”    

Sarah Collins, “Flowers”
Abigail Todd, “To Me: Love, Insecurity” 
Xixi Zhou, “Tell Me What Is Wrong”   
SENIOR HIGH (Grades 11-12)

Winner: Anjali Sharma, “Fill Me Up Full of Love”

Savana Campbell, “Circle”        
Abby Ciona, “Flying”     
Mateja Yanchula, “Ode to the Possible”

Information about our 2022 contests will be available on our website in March 2022.