Poetry Leaves 



PL 2020 Adult Cover

 2020 Sponsors

Russ's Party Store in Waterford, MI
Margaret Birch, Township Treasurer
Kim Markee, Township Clerk
Marie Z. Sullivan & Sandy J. Smith in memory of Georgia Maxwell
Nancy & Bob Smith in memory of Howard Heitzeg

2019 Sponsors

Russ's Party Store in Waterford, MI
Margaret Birch, Township Treasurer
Gardner-White of Waterford
Sue & Frank Camilleri 


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Please note: 2021 is the final year for the Poetry Leaves project. Thank you to everyone who submitted over the years. 

Due to the pandemic, the 2020 Poetry Leaves outdoor exhibit was cancelled. Instead, the exhibit was launched online in April 2021 in celebration of National Poetry Month. The online exhibit ran from April 1st to April 30th. The Adult Contemporary Edition and the Children's Edition of the 2020 print volume are currently available for purchase. 

We will be retiring the Poetry Leaves project after the online exhibit of 2020's poems. Thank you to all who submitted and to our sponsors. 

The Poetry Leaves anthologies are available to read in the collection at the Waterford Township Public Library.

​Purchasing a Volume


We cannot provide free contributor copies. To purchase a print volume, you can follow the link under each volume's title to the book's Amazon page. If the book you're looking for is not available on Amazon, please mail the book order form with a cash or check payment ($25 for most volumes) to the library.  A $10 shipping fee is added if you are having the book shipped to your home.

You can also purchase a volume at the Circulation Desk of the Waterford Township Public Library while supplies last. Please pay with a check made out to the library, cash, or a credit/debit card. There is a $1.25 service charge when using your card.

Poetry Leaves: Volume 5 (2020)


Adult Contemporary Edition, ISBN 979-8636368519 
Children's Edition, ISBN 979-8699161546

Poetry Leaves: Volume 4 (2019)


Adult Contemporary Edition, ISBN 9781079911909
Complete Children's Edition, ISBN 9781695811027
Grayson Elementary Volume, ISBN 9781695825611
Mason Middle School Volume, ISBN 9781695831551
Riverside Elementary Volume, ISBN 9781695822504
  • Contains Riverside & homeschool ​

Poetry Leaves: Volume 3 (2018)


Adult Contemporary Edition, ISBN 9781721139248
Children's Edition, ISBN 9781722103170

Poetry Leaves: Volume 2 (2017)


Adult Contemporary Edition, ISBN 9781976237911
Children's Edition, ISBN 9781547242955​

Poetry Leaves: Volume 1 (2016)


ISBN 9781536841312​
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