Enter Ward 6 Democrats Words Matter Poetry Contest

Inaugural Contest Celebrate National Poetry Month with DC Statehood Theme

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Courtesy Ward 6 Dems

In celebration of April as National Poetry Month, the Ward 6 Dems are sponsoring Words Matter, a poetry contest open to all residents of Ward 6.

For your entry, please respond to the following question in the form of a poem:

‘What does DC statehood mean to you?’

Guidelines for submission:

  • Use Times New Roman font, size 14
  • You must reside in Ward 6 to be considered
  • Open to neighbors aged 6 to 96

Submit your entry as an attachment via email here.

Entries will be accepted Monday, March 15, 2021 through Monday, April 19, 2021.

The winning poem will be announced Monday, April 26, 2021 and will be published in the Hill Rag and on the Ward 6 Democrats website and will be promoted on all Ward 6 Dems social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).