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Free poetry contests are sponsored every week. These poetry contests for 2014 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!

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Contest: Portmanteaus

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Wednesday, September 03, 2014
22 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Debbie Guzzi

Contest: When doing wrong feels so right

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
35 poems of the maximum 40 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Jared Pickett

Contest: Abecedarian

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, September 15, 2014
28 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Shadow Hamilton

Contest: Zeugma

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
25 poems of the maximum 50 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Sara Kendrick

Contest: The Lady of Shalott

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
25 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Isaiah Zerbst

Contest: Chastuska Me

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
21 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Dr.Ram Mehta

Contest: The Gift

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, September 27, 2014
12 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Verlena S. Walker

Contest: JUST ONE TANKA - Old and New

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Sunday, September 28, 2014
44 poems of the maximum 50 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Alfred Vassallo

Contest: Sonnet on a Intimate Relationship

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Sunday, September 28, 2014
31 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Regina Riddle

Contest: On Halloween Night

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, September 29, 2014
17 poems of the maximum 40 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Gail Angel Doyle

Contest: Heart And Soul: Confessionalism

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Monday, September 29, 2014
23 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Charlotte Puddifoot

Contest: Autumn Colours

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
17 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Francine Roberts

Contest: A Lovely Alouette (revised)

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Wednesday, October 01, 2014
21 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Andrea Dietrich

Contest: REFLECTIONS OF A FLORETTE

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Thursday, October 02, 2014
11 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: nette onclaud

Contest: Structured forms - Iambic verse II

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Thursday, October 30, 2014
2 poems of the maximum 39 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Giorgio A. V.

Contest: GENOCIDE: SPEAK FOR THE LOST... the FORM IS POETIC PROSE

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Poetry Contest Deadline: Tuesday, November 11, 2014
11 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Cyndi MacMillan