The 41st Annual Parkmont Poetry Festival will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2023.

The submissions deadline is Friday, February 17, 2023.

2022 Winner

I have magic

I don’t watch TV;

the TV watches me.

Every time I sleep, the house changes into a new house

and every time I walk, everyone stops what they’re doing.

When I talk, the sun and moon both listen.

When I get money, it turns into diamonds and emeralds.

When I get on the bus,

it’s already the end of school.

That was weird.


Ja’Veon Brown

Charles Hart Middle School

Grade: 7