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Poetry Contests

Poetry contests are sponsored every week. These free poetry contests, for 2014-2015, are managed by PoetrySoup Premium Members. Any poet can enter and all poetry competitions are FREE. Enter as many competitions as you want. Poets keep copyrights on all of their poetry. Some poetry contests have PRIZES!

Post your poems to PoetrySoup using the 'Submit Poems' link above and then come back here and enter a contest.


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Contest: All Things Norse

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Friday, August 01, 2014
16 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Shadow Hamilton

Contest: Rumor has it...

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, August 02, 2014
20 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Judy Konos

Contest: BOTH SIDES NOW

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Friday, August 08, 2014
19 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Alfred Vassallo

Contest: A TOWN CALLED "ROTGUT"

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, August 09, 2014
17 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Jerry T Curtis

Contest: Strength Empowers!

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, August 09, 2014
25 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Verlena S. Walker

Contest: Random Acts of Kindness

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, August 11, 2014
19 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Debbie Guzzi

Contest: Tritina Challenge

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, August 11, 2014
18 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: craig cornish

Contest: Vacation Humor

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
30 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Carolyn Devonshire

Contest: Teeter Totter Poem--Balance the Load

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
10 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Sheri Fresonke Harper

Contest: The Alouetee

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, August 16, 2014
9 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Dr.Ram Mehta

Contest: Animals Alive!

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, August 16, 2014
26 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Carol Eastman

Contest: One Solo EPIC Senryu or Haiku- In A Bottle

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Sunday, August 17, 2014
27 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Poet Destroyer A

Contest: Let's Get Technical (Show me your best) UPDATED!!!

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, August 18, 2014
23 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Andrea Dietrich

Contest: FREE VERSE CONTEST...THEME IS TURTLES... FREE VERSE ONLY

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, August 18, 2014
19 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Cyndi MacMillan

Contest: For New Poets: An Exercise in Iambic Pentameter

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
4 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Roy Jerden

Contest: haiku on probabilities

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Thursday, August 21, 2014
24 poems of the maximum 40 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: marvin celestial

Contest: One against many

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, August 30, 2014
31 poems of the maximum 45 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Joe Maverick