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Spring 2020 Poetry Contest

We hope that you’ve been staying safe and connected to your loved ones!

Our poetry contest is back and we are excited. It’s the start of National Poetry Month, I mean, we are in quarantine, but we are making the most of it. With that being said, we hope that you’ve been writing or at least thinking about writing.

TOPIC: Imagine Weather Indoors!

Time to let the creativity take over! Pick your favorite room or indoor space, now add your least favorite weather condition, and then make a poem about it. What kind of space is it? What’s the weather like? — Paint the picture with imagery, draw parallels between objects, ideas, or people.

This contest’s topic is going to call for some innovation and creativity. So this contest will be judged on 1) Creativity 2) Relevance to topic 3) Impact 4) Writing technique —

Your poem submissions have to be at least 100 words or the submission won’t be accepted.

Submissions are open through May 15th 2020 via


1st Place winner will be interviewed on IG Live by someone from our blog team. The winner can read their poem on LIVE and we’ll ask some cool questions about your writing to help our followers get to know you a little better.

1st and 2nd place will receive a I Am Root Lifestyle Merch Mystery Pack (may include posters, buttons, shirts, hats, or other I Am Root Merchandise).

1-3rd Place winners will be posted on our blog featuring the winning poems, bio, and information on how supporters can keep up with your work.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at


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