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A poem about a Woman

View the contest details for information on this writing contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Next Week.

Faith Poetry Contest

Share your poem of faith to enter this writing contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jun 11th

Tanka Poetry Contest

Write a poem with five lines that follows the syllable count provided to enter this poetry contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Jun 18th

3 Line Poetry Contest

Write a poem with a specific syllable count to enter this poetry contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jun 24th

5 Line Poem

This poetry contest requires a poem with only five lines. There is a specific syllable count. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jun 30th

Temptation Poetry Contest

What are your temptations? Write a poem on the topic of temptation for your chance at the cash prize. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Jul 5th

Poem For A Child

Write a poem that has an obvious rhyme scheme to participate in this poetry contest. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 12th

Free Verse Poetry Contest

This contest removes the shackles from the writer. Write a free verse poem. There are no rules for rhymes or syllable count. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jul 15th

Love Poem Poetry Contest

Write a poem of any type that is a love poem. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 18th

ABC Poetry Contest

Write an ABC poem to enter this poetry contest. That is a poem where the first letter of each line follows the alphabet. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 25th

6 Word Poetry

This poetry contest challenges you to write a poem with only six words. Can you do it? Cash prize to the winner. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Jul 29th

Cinquain Poetry

Write a poem that follows the following syllable count: 2-4-6-8-2. You can incorporate a rhyme scheme into your poem. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 5th

Rhyming Poetry Contest

Write a poem that has an obvious rhyme scheme to participate in this poetry contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 12th

No Rules Poetry Contest

This contest removes the shackles from the writer. Write a free verse poem. There are no rules for rhymes or syllable count. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 17th

One Line Poem

Can you write a one line poem? That is the challenge of this poetry contest. Write a poem with online one line. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Aug 24th

3 Line Poetry Contest

The 5-7-5 is a Haiku poem without the requirement of writing about a specific topic. So for this contest write a poem about anything but follow the 5-7-5 syllable count guideline. So your first line will have five syllables, second line has 7, third line has five again. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Aug 30th

Haiku

This poetry contest challenges you to write a poem with only six words. Can you do it? Cash prize to the winner. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Sep 5th

Loop Poetry Contest

For this poetry contest take the last word of each line and use it as the first word of the next line. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Sep 7th

Rhyming Poem

Write a poem that has an obvious rhyme scheme to participate in this poetry contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Sep 12th

8 Words or Less Poem

The 5-7-5 is a Haiku poem without the requirement of writing about a specific topic. So for this contest write a poem about anything but follow the 5-7-5 syllable count guideline. So your first line will have five syllables, second line has 7, third line has five again. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Sep 18th

Haiku Poetry Contest

This contest is for new members to FanStory. Share a poem that has three lines and follows the 5-7-5 syllable count. It's similar to a haiku but you can write about anything.' Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Sep 25th

Betrayal Poetry Contest

Write a poem in any form or style with betrayal as the central theme. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Oct 1st

What Is Love Poetry

Write a free verse poem about love. Free verse is a form of poetry that does not necessarily follow to any specific meter patterns, rhyme, or any other pattern. Free verse, despite its freedom, often still has some elements of form. Most free verse does observe a convention of lines and structure. No rhyming patterns. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Oct 7th

Free Verse Poem

This contest removes the shackles from the writer. Write a free verse poem. There are no rules for rhymes or syllable count. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Oct 13th

My Faith Poetry

Share your poem of faith to enter this writing contest. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Oct 19th

Haiku Poetry Contest

A haiku is a poem that follows a specific syllable count. It has only three lines and usually follows the 5-7-5 or 5-7-7 syllable count. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Oct 31st

Share A Photo Poetry

Take a photo of something with your camera and write a poem about it. Cash Prize. Deadline: Nov 6th

20 Syllable Poem

Hemingway wrote a poem with only six words that is quite famous. Now is your chance. Write a poem with only 20 words for a chance at the cash prize. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Nov 10th

3-6-9 Poem

A 2-4-2 is a simple poem. The first line has two syllables. The second line has four. The third line has two again. Just follow the syllable count when you write your poem to enter. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Nov 15th

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

The 5-7-5 is a Haiku poem without the requirement of writing about a specific topic. So for this contest write a poem about anything but follow the 5-7-5 syllable count guideline. So your first line will have five syllables, second line has 7, third line has five again. Cash Prize. Deadline: Nov 21st

Nonet Poetry Contest

For this poetry contest your first line must have 9 lines. For the next line remove a syllable - it will have eight. And continue this until you have one syllable. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Nov 26th

Share A Story In A Poem

Write a poem that also tells a story to enter this poetry contest. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Dec 3rd

2-4-2 Poetry

A 2-4-2 is a simple poem. The first line has two syllables. The second line has four. The third line has two again. Just follow the syllable count when you write your poem to enter. Cash Prize. Deadline: Dec 11th

Free Form Poetry Contest

This contest removes the shackles from the writer. Write a free verse poem. There are no rules for rhymes or syllable count. Cash Prize. Deadline: Dec 18th

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

The 5-7-5 is a Haiku poem without the requirement of writing about a specific topic. So for this contest write a poem about anything but follow the 5-7-5 syllable count guideline. So your first line will have five syllables, second line has 7, third line has five again. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Dec 31st

Acrostic Poetry Contest

For this contest share a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jan 9th

Sonnet Poetry Contest

A sonnet is a poem that follows a specific format. Share your sonnet poem to enter this contest with a cash prize. Enter for your chance at the cash prize. Deadline: Jan 14th

Lune Poetry Contest

A lune is a poem that only has three lines. The syllable count is 5-7-5. So the first line has five syllables, the second line has 3 and the third line has five again. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jan 23rd

Minute Poetry Contest

The minute is a format of poetry that has a specific syllable count. Write your poem that follows this syllable count to enter. Cash Prize. Deadline: Jan 29th

5-7-5 Poem

The 5-7-5 is a Haiku poem without the requirement of writing about a specific topic. So for this contest write a poem about anything but follow the 5-7-5 syllable count guideline. So your first line will have five syllables, second line has 7, third line has five again. Cash Prize. Deadline: Feb 5th

Emotions Poetry Contest

View the contest details for information on this writing contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 12th

Two Line Poem

Write a poem with a specific syllable count to enter this poetry contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 18th

5-7-5 Poetry Contest

The 5-7-5 is a Haiku poem without the requirement of writing about a specific topic. So for this contest write a poem about anything but follow the 5-7-5 syllable count guideline. So your first line will have five syllables, second line has 7, third line has five again. Cash prize to the winner. Deadline: Feb 25th

Four Line Poem

Write a 1-5-5-9 poem. That is a poem where the first line has 1 syllable. The second and third lines have five syllables. The final line has nine syllables. This contest has a cash prize. Deadline: Feb 28th

15 Syllable Poem

Can you write a poem that has exactly 20 syllables? That is the challenge of this contest. The winner takes away a cash prize. Deadline: Mar 11th