NaPoWriMo poem a day contest

Poetry Contest
April month is around the corner and that means the challenge to write a poem a day will start on 1 April and will end on 30 April.

Anyone may enter the challenge. The purpose of the contest is to write one poem per day.
We may open a book for our own work for the whole month on 31 March with a prologue to tell everybody what your theme will be if any. The actual poems for the month may only be posted from the 1st to the 30th. If there was an unforeseen problem that prevents to post your poem on a specific day, you may enter two poems the following day or as soon as you can. Apart from the prologue, there must be no more or less than thirty poems for the total month.
Poets can develop their own theme or make use of the National Poetry Month's themes that will be provided by the organizer each day, and everyone can decide to follow the National challenges or their own.
If there is any uncertainty or something not mentioned here we can discuss it in the contest forum
A suggestion, that works very well, is to fan new entrants if not already fanned in order to keep up with their posts and save us the time to read all entries on the closing date for the voting.

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 130.00 member dollars. There are 5 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 180.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest Is Closed.

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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:

    Poets were challenged to write a poem for thirty days that doesn't incorporate the artwork shown in the announcement. Please consider the whole month's poems to determine a winner.

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 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. Reserve Your Spot.

Contest Discussions

 ThreadThread StarterRepliesViewsLast Post
 The end of the road Sandra du Plessis 1 26 May 3 11:48 AM by A. Willow Bends
 Reviewing and replies Sandra du Plessis 2 22 Apr 24 04:05 AM by Sandra du Plessis
 The half way mark Sandra du Plessis 0 25 Apr 15 12:25 AM by Sandra du Plessis
 prologue required? Joy Graham 2 44 Apr 2 11:15 AM by Joy Graham
 Welcome, all aboard Sandra du Plessis 0 28 Apr 2 04:39 AM by Sandra du Plessis
 unclear A. Willow Bends 1 60 Apr 1 11:26 PM by robyn corum
 starting a book Barb Hensongispsaca 4 34 Apr 1 03:10 PM by Jannypan (Jan)
 start a book? A. Willow Bends 3 34 Apr 1 01:25 AM by Sandra du Plessis
 When the posting may start Sandra du Plessis 2 71 Mar 31 06:28 AM by Sandra du Plessis
 Questions and answers Sandra du Plessis 1 56 Mar 22 12:15 AM by Sandra du Plessis
 Entry Fee ? Jannypan (Jan) 3 111 Mar 18 12:46 PM by Sandra du Plessis

Contest Entries

Author Name Submission Status
Sandra du Plessis Entered The Month Of April
Barb Hensongispsaca Entered The ABC Joy of Animals
A. Willow Bends Entered Blue, Hands Down
dovemarie Entered Chasing Poetry
BeasPeas Entered My Theme for NaPoWriMo 2019
lyenochka Entered Shouting for Stones
robyn corum Entered The Bee and the Bear
bournemouth Entered Heimatlos
Joy Graham Position Reserved
samantha0930 Entered My Theme
~Dovey Entered Prologue: On Giving
dejohnsrld (Debbie) Entered tanka (a pond's water)
Possummagic Position Reserved