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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.


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Blog Posted:5/4/2012 8:21:00 PM


We've made a slight change in the way you italicize text in poems. Use the em tags instead of the i tags.
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  1. Date: 5/5/2012 7:03:00 PM
    I'm electronically challenged. What are em tags and I tags?. Come to think of it, what are "tags" used for?

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  1. Date: 5/5/2012 10:49:00 AM
    is that slash necessary at the end? Hugs, catie :)

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  1. Date: 5/5/2012 7:31:00 AM
    David: The '<' tags indicate part of the html code to change your text. Using them allows you to use bold, italics, ect. or to center or justify your text. PS is allowing us to use the center and italics change to code. This is for security.

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  1. Date: 5/5/2012 6:30:00 AM
    Use it like this... < em >your italicized text< /em > ...but without the spaces between the brackets.

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  1. Date: 5/5/2012 1:12:00 AM
    I too do not have a clue what any of this means.........

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  1. Date: 5/4/2012 10:38:00 PM
    oh good grief. you have put what they mean right over there and now I've used them!!!

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  1. Date: 5/4/2012 9:38:00 PM
    I don't even know what em and i tags ARE. Someone told me I could just write the word italics between the < > things. Does that still work?

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