Being Essential

Healthcare Worker

Poetry Contest

Join our Poetry Contest - Being Essential: Healthcare Worker for a chance to win some cash and to be featured on our social media and our showcase!


  1. ​Follow @communitylitla and @simslibraryofpoetry on Instagram

  2. Like the contest post by Sims Library of Poetry on either Instagram or Facebook and tag 3 friends in the comments

  3. Fill out the form on the right


  • A poem about nurses and healthcare workers

  • Length between 15 - 25 lines

  • This poem could be told from the perspective of healthcare workers, show appreciation for them, or anything else related to them and their hard work.


  • $100

  • Get featured on our social media and the chance to perform at our showcase with 11 other poets from the contest


  • February 5 - March 5 11:59PM PST

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Sims Library of Poetry

2702 W. Florence Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90043

(323) 815-9365



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