What to Submit?
1 original, poem on the theme of ...........Winter Begone !!! I am thoroughly sick of wind and rain and snow and cold. It's time to think ahead to Spring. Groundhog day is just around the corner , so is Valentine's day and here in B.C. "family day", so I am looking forward to January ending and February arriving (though usually its almost as bad as January as far as the weather goes). , So write me something to tell me you are sick of winter and longing for spring. This must be a new poem written for this contest, put the date written on your entry. Now for acceptable forms, no short forms, minimum of 12 lines. Please do not send me soup mail asking if 4 haikus or 3 tankas etc. are acceptable. NO SHORT FORMS. and no "I don't know's".
so recap: Winter begone, tell me how you are sick of winter and longing for spring
new poems only with date written on your entry
no short forms and no "I don't know" form, minimum 12 lines.
Please check your work for typos before submitting and if you use punctuation make sure its consistant and correct ( Sady called me the Grammar Nazi, I told her that's Grandma-Grammar-Nazi to you)
First Prize, Glory
Second Prize, Glory
Third Prize, Glory
Preparing Your Entry
Submit one copy of your poem online. Format your poem. Please make your entry easy to read — no illustrations or fancy fonts.
Poems should be in English. Poems translated from other languages are not eligible, unless you wrote both the original poem and the translation.
A Note to Poetry Contestants
You are welcome to enter this contest, whether or not you won a prize in one of my previous contests.