Urban legend...or is it?

Poetry Contest
The topic for this poetry contest is: Horror-Urban legend or is it?
Write a poem of more than six stanzas, rhyming or free verse, about an Urban Legend Horror, such as Bloody Mary or the Hitchhiker. Many Urban legends are available to give you ideas on line. Or maybe you know one that has always scared you. Maybe it could even be true....
Write a poem that somehow incorporates the topic. Creative approaches are welcomed. But contest voters will be asked to consider the topic when making a choice for a winner.

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently 45.00 member dollars. There are only 3 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 60.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 5 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

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Created by Meia (MESAYERS)
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    Write a poem of more than six stanzas, rhyming or free verse, about an Urban Legend Horror, such as Bloody Mary or the Hitchhiker. Or maybe you are terrified by one you have heard is true...be scary, artwork and presentation is up to poet. Poets were not required to write specifically about the topi

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Contest Entries

Author Name Submission Status
Meia (MESAYERS) Entered Bloody Mary
Mimi Linny Entered Old Culler Lake
robyn corum Entered Frankenstein
alf collier Entered Burning Man
Dean Kuch Entered The Candyman
junglefighter Entered Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead
Oliver King Entered The Vanishing Hitchhiker
Barb Hensongispsaca Entered The Legend of the Dungarvon Whooper
caromel Entered Queen Mary