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Young Pegasus Poetry Competition

San Antonio's annual poetry contest for children and teens.

Young Pegasus 2019

Submissions for the
2019 Young Pegasus
Poetry Competition accepted
September 15 through December 15, 2018.


Enter your poem online.


2018 Selected Poets

Here is a list of the 2018 winning poets along with the titles of their poems. The printed anthology will be distributed to the winning poets at the Young Pegasus Awards Ceremony on May 6th. Copies of 2018 Young Pegasus Anthology are on the library shelves and available for checkout

Daniel Abney
My Spooky (Not Really) Halloween Poem

Christian Orion Banda
The Life of a Pencil

Silas Loring Bartlett
Poem Assignment: A Limerick

Rashmi Rani Basu
Earnest Queries, Transcendence

Ella Best

Sebastian Bishop
My Dog Zoe

Seth Borslien

Fiona Briggs
Sydney Annette Sally McFleeth Just Would Not Brush Her Teeth

Isabel Lucille Bynum

Brenna Rose Calhoun
Time Ticking By

Lilliana Cardona

Shreya Chaudhary
If Winter’s Breadth Kisses Thy Perfect Lips

Angela Nicole Cohen
The Son of the Sea

Elisabeth Jocelyn Crowley

Andres DelaGarza
A New Trampoline, The Ride, Tweet

Bernabe Esquivel

Kaitlyn Min-Xia Fleming
Prevention, The Human Condition

Leigha Engel Forrest
Edges, Portrait of the Woman Smoking a Cigarette in an Arby’s Parking Lot

Reuben Frey
Diana’s Fox

Ian Garza
Fast Food

Devon L. Garza
A Letter to My Lil’ Brother

Aarav Gedala

Luciana Barragán Goetz
My Name

Ethan Henry Green
Space Travel

Leena Marie Hall

Evan Hamaoka
Alien Invaasion

Ciarenn Hollis
Looking Through a Marble

Seva Joshi

Olivia Kane
Thoughts from a Believer

Adelaide Kreidel
The Pine Woods in Wimberly, Texas

Michael Kressbach

Julia Landes
A Winter Cat Nap

Shannon Langas
Never Too Young

Adrian Lee
How the Crab Ruined My Vacation

Blackstone Loring

Wiley Martinez
Untitled Poem with Fourteen Lines

D’Nessa McDaniel
When I Speak

Bella Noriega

Rowan Norris
Spanish Spelling Bee Gloom

Kathleen Nichole Pauley

Jackie Pavlovsky

Catie Isabella Poneck
Love Potion

Nathan James Pugh
Stars, Stars

Sarah Robinson
The Letter E

Athena Sanchez
Keep Watching

Corbin Tyler Solt
A Government’s World

Nivedita Somasundaram

Hazel Spedding
A Few Words About Hope

Antonio Trivizo
I pad

Aria Walker

Charlie Weiner
The Volcano (Sijo Poem)

Allison Ann Wu
The Poem’s Dance