Write an Epigram

Poetry Contest
An Epigram is a pithy saying or remark expressing an idea in a clever and amusing way. More a short poem, especially a satirical one, having a witty or ingenious ending.

Write an Epigram for the contest. See example below.
Must rhyme. Required length - 4 lines.


"Bare Essentials"

Take peacock"s feathers and its colors out
and will it have the same divine appeal?
You won't be that impressed, without a doubt -
Stripped peacock, friends, is such a shabby deal.

- written by ytbard

The contest winner will win the full prize pool. This is a winner take all contest. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest Is Closed.

Enter This Contest

Your Name

Email Address


Created by ytbard
Monitored by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee.
Contest art provided by GaliaG on FanArtReview.com This contest has ended. But there are over 50 other contests that you can enter. Click here to view our contest listing. Please click here to view the results of this contest.

This contest requires "blind" entries. That means your posted work will have no means to identify you when viewed. Your name and other information will not be shown. Fan notifications will not be sent for work posted in this contest. It will still be available in your portfolio and treated like all other posts. But when viewed information to identify it with you will not be shown until after the voting is completed.

All contest entries will be reviewed by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee. The committee will read all entries to ensure that the contest rules are being followed. If your entry is disqualified you will not be refunded the entry fees. The committee will review the entries when the deadline is reached. The voting will begin after the committee determines that all entries qualify and disqualify those that do not. This contest is open to all members. Past contest winners can join the contest. A voting booth will be created shortly after the deadline is reached. At that time all participants will be contacted so they can vote.

The voting booth will include this summary of the contest:

    Vote for the poem that best incorporates the form

This contest is full. There are no reserved spots remaining. There are a limited number of entries. A vote by writers will determine the winner. The decision is final. All members that submit a work are encouraged to vote. One entry per person. New entries to the site only. If you already posted a work on FanStory.com that work is not eligible for a contest.

Click the link above to submit your entry. Members with reservations can use the link provided in their contest profile. Members may not request votes, mention contest entries, or notify potential voters of the vote by private message or other means as specified in the contest terms. The site automatically checks for this form of communication. A break in the contest terms will result in the cancellation of the account. This contest is full.

Contest Discussions

 ThreadThread StarterRepliesViewsLast Post
 Required Length Mimi Linny 1 28 Jan 20 01:27 AM by ytbard
 Rhyme scheme ytbard 0 56 Jan 8 04:17 PM by ytbard
 Contest picture ytbard 0 46 Jan 1 05:25 AM by ytbard

Contest Participants

Entered Sitting On Two Chairs
Entered Beauty
Entered Shame
Entered Advice to All FS Writers
Entered Rich vs Poor
Entered TV at 2AM
Entered Genius or Idiot
Entered The moment of truth
Entered Expert Advice
Entered Lesson
Entered Whose Button's Bigger
Waiting For Entry
Entered A different Perspective?
Entered Keep Digging
Entered Royal Wedding
Entered Stylishly Chic
Entered The Mighty Emperor!
Entered When Is Verity Out Of Reach..?