Attention, poets

Inspired by the recent books, Poets Against The War, edited by Sam Hamill, and Obviously On He Sails: The Bush Administration in Rhyme by Calvin Trillin, The Rock River Times is sponsoring the “Poems on the War” contest for local poets to submit poems either for or against the Iraq War.

The poems will published in our June 30 issue. In keeping with our editorial policy of representing left, center and right viewpoints, The Rock River Times strives to truly be “The Voice of the Community,” especially in the arts.

Submission deadline is June 23, by 5 p.m., at TRRT: “Poems on the War,” 128 N. Church St., Rockford, IL 61101. Keep poems to no longer than 30 lines.

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