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Poetry Contest
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This contest is only open to those who have never won a contest on FanStory. Write a minute poem stating why you should be awarded a free seat in the Introduction to Metre Class starting on November 15th. The poem does not need to be metrical. The winner will win the cash prize and will also be awarded a free seat in the class. Second and third places will be treated as 'reserves' in case the winner is not able to accept the class seat (but the winner will still get the cash prize).

Here is an example of a minute poem that takes no account of metre.

An Unmetered Minute by Pantygynt

Is this compliant for this contest?
Its rhyme passed test,
rhyme scheme on view,
syllables too.

Eight, four, four, four!
Count up the score,
then check each line
for couplet rhyme.

Do not worry over metre.
To complete her,
class will cater
for that later.

This is a Winless contest. Only authors that have never won first place may enter.

The winner takes away a $100 cash prize. All writers will receive feedback for their submission.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Thursday, November 10, 2022.

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Monitored by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee. This contest has ended. But there are over 50 other contests that you can enter. Click here to view our contest listing.

The voting for this contest was determined by the contest committee. An announcement has been made on our welcome page.

This contest is only open to members that have never won a contest. So participants will be competing with writers that have not won a site contest at the time they reserved a spot. 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. Cash prizes delivered by PayPal. Winners also have the option to choose a Visa Gift Card (US residents only) or Amazon Gift Card (where available).

Deadline: Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 11:59pm EST.

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