Poem or Song Contest

Enter to win our Annual Burn Injury Awareness Reunion Poem or Song Contest (this contest concluded after our 2018 event)


Everyone is welcome to enter (e.g., staff, survivors, family, friends, etc.)


Poems or songs must be submitted by [DATE].

Submission Process

Email your poem or song to:  kribro@med.umich.edu or traumaburn@med.umich.edu

Direct any questions to the above email address or call 734-232-3814.

Trauma Burn Center Website:  www.traumaburn.org 

Contest Theme

Any topic related to burn injury awareness, such as:  celebrating burn injury survival, memorializing those departed, educating on safety or prevention, providing a humorous perspective, etc.

Contest Rules

All types of poem forms and genre of songs (singing and/or instrumental) are allowed.  Entries must be original material and not subject to copyright.  Any written format or video/music file may be submitted.  Entries will automatically be disqualified if they contain inappropriate, offensive, unsafe, or copyrighted content.


Entries will be judged based on theme, creative content, and quality.  Winners will be encouraged to read or sing/play their songs at the Annual Burn Injury Awareness Reunion.

1st Place:  $100 gift card

2nd Place:  $75 gift card

3rd Place:  $50 gift card

All award winners will be notified by [DATE].