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These free poetry contests for 2015 are managed by PoetrySoup poet Premium Members. Legitimate competitions are held every week. Any poet can enter and all poetry competitions are free. Enter as many contests as you want. You keep copyrights on all of your poems. Some contests even have prizes!

How to Enter a Poetry Contest

  1. Submit your poems to PoetrySoup using the 'Submit Poems' link above
  2. Come back to this poetry contest page
  3. Select a contest to enter
  4. Click the Enter Contest button associated with the poetry contest you want to enter.
  5. Select your poem to enter

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Contest: The I'Lyezette - Interpret My Mind

Enter The I

Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, August 01, 2015
30 poems of the maximum 50 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: FJ Thomas

Contest: Your Country State City Flag

Enter Your Country State City Flag Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, August 10, 2015
31 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Judy Konos

Contest: HAIBUN

Enter HAIBUN Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, August 10, 2015
23 poems of the maximum 40 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: scott thirtyseven

Contest: Sukiyaki

Enter Sukiyaki Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Sunday, August 23, 2015
3 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Craig Cornish

Contest: For Whom the Bell Tolls

Enter For Whom the Bell Tolls Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Sunday, August 23, 2015
26 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Debbie Guzzi

Contest: How Hot Was It!!!

Enter How Hot Was It!!! Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
33 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: John lawless

Contest: EPIC ---ONLY

Enter EPIC ---ONLY  Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
33 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: SKAT A

Contest: TRAINS AND FANTASY

Enter TRAINS AND FANTASY  Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
17 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Mystic Rose

Contest: Music to my ears poetry contest

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
33 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Silent One

Contest: Nature Poems Only

Enter Nature Poems Only Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
17 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Shadow Hamilton

Contest: All That You Are

Enter All That You Are Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Friday, August 28, 2015
25 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Charlotte Puddifoot

Contest: Micropoetry ain't that tweet

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Sunday, August 30, 2015
7 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Casarah Nance

Contest: Collaboration Celebration

Enter Collaboration Celebration Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Sunday, August 30, 2015
1 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Poet Destroyer A

Contest: " End Line Word "

Enter  " End Line Word " Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2015
6 poems of the maximum 71 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: HGarvey Daniel Esquire

Contest: Poem with a CHILLING TWIST

Enter Poem with a CHILLING TWIST Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Wednesday, September 09, 2015
23 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Frank Herrera

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