Walk on Words Sidewalk Poetry Contest

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2021 - #Palmdale Cares

The City of Palmdale’s Public Art Committee has selected a poem by Lancaster resident Martha Gregory as this year's winning entry in the City’s “Walk on Words” poetry contest. The unveiling ceremony was held on Saturday, June 26 at Yellen Park.

As part of the City’s Public Art program, entrants were asked to submit original compositions with the theme of “Palmdale Cares” that were no more than 8 lines long, including title, with a maximum of 25 characters per line, including spaces.

The winning poem:Walk On Words poem stamped in concrete

People helping people
Pantries giving food
Parks to visit often
Public art to view
Projects for improvement
Problems being solved
Passions getting rooted
Palmdale gets involved

Honorable Mention

Randy Bass, Louis Denning, Teresa Epling, Rick Farrell, Mark Ray, Maria Recio, Daniel Valencia, and Dena Williams.

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