Teen Poetry Contest Winners

First Place

When the Stars Know Your Secrets,
Maggie Fair, St. Joan of Arc School, grade 6

Second Place

Ruby Red Parsley,
Avi Cohen-McClelland, Sager Solomon Schechter Middle School, grade 7

Third Place

Our Wise Rabbi, Nat Sufrin, Sager Solomon Schechter Middle School, grade 8

Honorable Mentions

The Peace She Brings, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Niles North High School, grade 11

A Dream to Fly, Kathryn Peyer, Home schooled, grade 9

static., Alexander Berman, Highland Park School, grade 9

A Bloody River, Eveline Haymes, Old Orchard Junior High, grade 8

You may also want to take a look at the list of winning poems from the 1999, 2000, and 2001 Teen Poetry Contests!

You can find more poetry written by teens on the Teen Ink website.