Poetry Contest

Compose a FREE VERSE poem with a MINIMUM of 8 lines. POETRY ONLY!
***TITLE and DEDICATION may be included with body of poem IF desired
***You may add 1 picture (no words in picture/author's choice of source), use 1 color font & 1 color background.
***TOPIC--author's choice BUT no warning will be allowed for picture OR language. Also NO bashing of political individuals past or present.
animation, added music, videos
Author notes acceptable


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Created by Jannypan (Jan)
Monitored by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee
This is a poetry contest. Write a submission based on the above prompt. 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 . There are 6 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 90.00 member dollars. At least 5 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

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.

A voting booth will be created shortly after the deadline is reached. At that time all participants will be contacted so they can vote.

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.

Deadline: Wednesday, February 6th at 01:04 AM EST.

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.

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Contest Participants
Author Name Submission Status
Tootie Position Reserved
alf collier Entered Explosion
Commando Entered My Demon!
flylikeaneagle Entered stars in my heart
CathyM Position Reserved
Denise J Tidwell Position Reserved
elmorose Position Reserved
damommy Entered Life
Liberty Justice Entered Michael Cahill Got His Angel Wings
QC Poet Position Reserved
Bichon Entered sunshine
joycetreasures Entered Failure is not an option!!!
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