Quotes by Others Interpreted

Poetry Contest
The topic for this poetry contest is Interpretations.

Enter four quotes by a known someone, then with just three additional lines create your own interpretation of what each means.

The poem does not have to be specifically about the topic and creative approaches are welcomed. Contest voters are 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 40.00 member dollars. There are only 2 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 48.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Friday, January 27, 2023.

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Created by Tom Horonzy
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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:

    Your entry can be in any form, and any genre, ie: humor, satire or whatever.
    Enter four quotes of someone known, then with just three lines create your own interpretation what each means.

If you plan to write for this contest reserve a spot. 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.

Deadline: Friday, January 27, 2023 at 11:59pm EST.

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Contest Entries

Author Name Submission Status
Tom Horonzy Entered Quotes by Others Interpreted
Earl Corp Entered Wonderful Words To Live By
pome lover Entered Interpreting Famous Quotes
Brandon Clark Entered Rally thy Troops!
BethShelby Entered Rethinking the Thinkers
Videl Sky Entered Questions and Thoughts
JLR Entered Quotes by Others Interpreted
judiverse Entered Interpreting Ben Franklin
Debi Pick Marquette Entered Quotes of Wisdom ~ My View
Rachel Jamerson1 Position Reserved