Children's Halloween Poetry

Poetry Contest
Write a Halloween poem, rhymed or unrhymed, aimed more specifically at younger readers. This means, even though it may have definite elements of scariness, that it is going to be appropriate for children in general. 4 lines minimum, 40 lines maximum.

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool of 72.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Monday, October 7, 2019.

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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.

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:

    4 lines up to 40 lines, rhymed or unrhymed poem, aimed specifically at young readers

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 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.

Deadline: Monday, October 7, 2019 at 11:59pm EST.

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Contest Participants

Entered Monstrous Halloween Thrills
Entered Lilly's Halloween
Entered Magic Carpet Ride
Entered Mister Pumpkin
Entered A Happy Halloween
Entered Halloween Fun
Entered Happy Haunting
Entered A Halloween to Remember
Entered Boo to You
Entered Halloween Night's Scary Delights
Entered The Witches' Kitchen
Waiting For Entry
Entered Halloween Has Come At Last
Entered The Halloween Rainbow
Waiting For Entry
Entered Trick or Treat - Sniff My Feet
Entered The Scarecrow
Entered The Old Man