Okay all you student poets! Sharpen your pencils and put on your thinking caps. The American Library of Poetry is sponsoring a poetry contest for kids in grades 3-12. The winner will be announced in September of 2012. Deadline is April 30, 2012 so you've got lots of time to create a plethora of powerful poems.
Rules and application forms can be found at http://www.libraryofpoetry.com/student2012.asp/