Submit a Poem
Get Your Premium Membership

Team PoetrySoup's Blog

About Team PoetrySoup
(Show Details...)
Bloggers PhotoPoetrySoup is an internet poetry resource and community that encourages the writing of poetry through community involvement and support. Founded in February of 2005, this Free online poetry website allows professional and amateur poets, from around the world, to post their poetry online and receive reviews. This allows poets to increase exposure from their work while perfecting their craft. For those who simply like to read poetry, PoetrySoup also publishes poems in many categories and forms for wholesome reading pleasure.

PoetrySoup also sponsors free poetry contests with cash awards once every four months. The PoetrySoup International Poetry Contest is free poetry contest open to all forms and genres of poetry. This contest now awards $1000 in prizes yearly and is open to all poets either with or without previously published poetry. Only electronic submissions through the PoetrySoup website are accepted.


Most Recent Blog Post

The NEW PoetrySoup International Poetry Contest is NOW open!
Blog Posted:1/15/2012 12:13:00 PM


You can now enter poems in the June 1, 2012 PoetrySoup International Poetry Contest.

To enter a poem:
  1. Click the My Poems link in the left navigation.
  2. Click the poem title or "Edit" Link in the grid.
  3. Click the "Yes" radio button next to the "Enter in Next Contest:" label.
  4. Click the "Update" button at the bottom of the page.

    Select Poem for Contest

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 1/18/2012 6:58:00 PM
    I'm confused. I thought it has been open since Sunday. I entered one poem. Should I withdraw the entry and resubmit? Thank you for letting us know, Cyndi

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 1/15/2012 3:36:00 PM
    Thanks, so what about the last group that we checked off for a contest? what date will those be judged?

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 1/15/2012 1:09:00 PM
    thankxxx TPS amd good luck to every poet .. clear instructions ..

    Login to Reply

My Past Blog Posts

Blog Content Update: We will continue to allow fun posts, positive content, shout outs, jokes...
Date Posted: 4/6/2014 12:21:00 PM
Blogs and their use...
Date Posted: 4/5/2014 10:05:00 PM
Censorship and Methods of Writing: What do you think?
Date Posted: 4/3/2014 2:58:00 PM
Just as a reminder...
Date Posted: 1/5/2014 1:37:00 PM
Soupers rise to the occasion...
Date Posted: 1/1/2014 11:26:00 AM
Minimize Emails Received From PoetrySoup
Date Posted: 12/29/2013 9:37:00 AM
Upcoming Enhancements to PoetrySoup and New Features
Date Posted: 12/22/2013 8:45:00 AM
Thank You: The BEST month in PoetrySoup's 10 Year History
Date Posted: 12/20/2013 4:21:00 PM
How To Be Kind
Date Posted: 12/17/2013 7:39:00 AM
Feature Update
Date Posted: 12/12/2013 9:54:00 AM
New Features for PoetrySoup in the Near Future.
Date Posted: 12/10/2013 10:00:00 PM
We do not allow public spats on PoetrySoup
Date Posted: 12/9/2013 8:57:00 PM
New Premium Member FEATURE!!!
Date Posted: 10/10/2013 1:40:00 PM
Sorry for the late responses...Thanks again Soupers!!!
Date Posted: 7/15/2013 7:47:00 PM
Do Not Give Out Private Information...
Date Posted: 7/12/2013 9:10:00 PM
Date Posted: 1/15/2013 2:12:00 PM
Thank You Soupers!
Date Posted: 1/4/2013 2:38:00 PM
Problems Fixed???
Date Posted: 12/30/2012 9:49:00 PM
Website Errors or Problems?
Date Posted: 12/29/2012 5:39:00 PM
New Haiku Syllable Counter
Date Posted: 11/30/2012 1:55:00 PM
Only letters and special characters
Date Posted: 11/19/2012 6:24:00 PM
PoetrySoup has a NEW Facebook page...
Date Posted: 11/14/2012 9:45:00 PM
New PM Feature: Long Poems!!!
Date Posted: 11/2/2012 1:11:00 PM
NEW Feature!!! My Wall Tab
Date Posted: 10/30/2012 8:15:00 AM
Soup Mail Problems
Date Posted: 10/21/2012 6:32:00 PM

My Poems

Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
3/18/2014BEFORE Attempting to PostClerihewallegory,angst,
2/1/201424hr period soConcrete 

My Photos


Fav Poems

Poem TitleFormCategories
HARD HAT HEROESBalladpeople,song-lyric,daughte

Fav Poets

Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
Carol Sunshine Brown United States Flag United States Read
Marycile Beer United States Flag United States Read