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I.T. wants your poems by Sept 8

Olympia’s Poet Laureate, in conjunction with the City of Olympia and Intercity Transit, seeks submissions of poetry that will inspire and encourage positivity and celebrate community for an upcoming project to publish 12 poems at bus stops and possibly on buses around Olympia.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Submit up to 3 poems that you feel carry a message or image of positivity and vision of our best community.
  • Type submissions into the body of an e-mail.
  • Title the e-mail: Poem Submissions-[Your Full Name Here]
  • E-mail submissions to:


I think that I shall never see

A poem lovely as a bus

A bus that comes to carry us

To school or work—for me a must

But if on the bus a poem
I should spy

I wouldn’t really question why

Instead I’d let my wandering eye

Rest on it til I came to my stop!


Submissions will be accepted
until September 8, 2017, 11:59 p.m.



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