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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: Encore - anonymous positive new sonnet

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
34 poems of the maximum 45 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Elly Wouterse

Contest: Any Patriotic Poem

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Friday, August 01, 2014
34 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Isaiah Zerbst

Contest: All Things Norse

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Friday, August 01, 2014
7 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
11 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Judy Konos

Contest: Not Just Any Old Quatrain

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, August 04, 2014
29 poems of the maximum 40 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Kelly Deschler

Contest: The Scent of Water - Updated

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Thursday, August 07, 2014
15 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Faye Gibson

Contest: Poem with a Theme: Zodiac Sign

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Friday, August 08, 2014
25 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Leonora Galinta

Contest: BOTH SIDES NOW

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Friday, August 08, 2014
9 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Freddie Vee

Contest: A TOWN CALLED "ROTGUT"

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, August 09, 2014
9 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
8 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
1 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Debbie Guzzi

Contest: Tritena Challenge

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

Contest: Open Free Verse

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
0 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Charlotte Puddifoot

Contest: Vacation Humor

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

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

Contest: Acrostic Time # 2

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Thursday, September 11, 2014
22 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Poet Destroyer A