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Flowerpot Poetry

Flowerpot Poetry Walk • DL MN
The Detroit Lakes Poetry Walk is a grassroots public art project supported by Project 412 that displays original poems in the cute town of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

2024 Flowerpot Poetry Walk
Call for Poems

We want your poems! Finger pointing to you! email poems to by May 15th

It's true.
DL Poetry Walk wants your poems!
It's that simple. And FREE.

Your words deserve to be seen, and we have a creative way to make that happen!

DL Poetry Walk will select 30-40 poems to print and “plant” in giant flowerpots around Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. They will be on display from the summer solstice until the autumn equinox (Mother Nature cooperating with no early frost.

Here are the important details:
• Email up to 3 original (no AI, please) poems to 𝐃𝐋𝐩𝐨𝐞𝐭𝐫𝐲𝐰𝐚𝐥𝐤@𝐠𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐥.𝐜𝐨𝐦
• NOTE: 18 lines of verse max & 40 characters per line max (counting spaces & punctuation!)
• Any form or topic (but selected poems will be displayed in family-friendly areas in northern MN all summer long, just sayin’)
• Poets of all ages and locations, published or unpublished works are welcome
• The panel will anonymously review and select 30-40 poems for display (sorry, no scoring details will be given out, but don’t be discouraged. Keep writing & submitting!)

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