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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: Pastel Reflections

Enter Pastel Reflections Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, July 11, 2015
24 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Craig Cornish

Contest: Triple Threat

Enter Triple Threat Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, July 18, 2015
27 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Casarah Nance

Contest: Senryu on Your Own Existence

Enter Senryu on Your Own Existence Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Sunday, July 19, 2015
47 poems of the maximum 50 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: marvin celestial

Contest: Quatrets

Enter Quatrets Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Sunday, July 19, 2015
15 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Isaiah Zerbst

Contest: Write with the Wit of Twain

Enter Write with the Wit of Twain Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Sunday, July 19, 2015
25 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Andrea Dietrich

Contest: Patriarchy

Enter Patriarchy Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Thursday, July 23, 2015
8 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Thomas Martin

Contest: SHORT SHRIFT

Enter SHORT SHRIFT Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, July 27, 2015
11 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: John lawless

Contest: Is There Something You want to tell me

Enter Is There Something You want to tell me Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, July 27, 2015
26 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Judy Konos

Contest: Waltzing with Color

Enter Waltzing with Color Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, July 27, 2015
11 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Kim Merryman

Contest: Celebrate Independence

Enter Celebrate Independence Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, July 27, 2015
10 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Kim Merryman

Contest: MY CYBER FAMILY

Enter MY CYBER FAMILY   Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, July 27, 2015
12 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Mystic Rose

Contest: Food Can't Live with it can't live without it

Enter Food Can

Poetry Contest Deadline: Thursday, July 30, 2015
10 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Debbie Guzzi

Contest: Screwed IV

Enter Screwed IV Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, August 01, 2015
29 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: rob carmack

Contest: The I'Lyezette - Interpret My Mind

Enter The I

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

Contest: Colloquialisms

Enter Colloquialisms Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, August 01, 2015
7 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Laura Leiser

Contest: Subject Mars

Enter Subject Mars Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Sunday, August 30, 2015
31 poems of the maximum 40 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Joe Maverick

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