One new poem with a pearl as your inspiration. Intriguing because they are the only gems manufactured in a living organism. Take where you want but please follow the rules.
1. Any form except “I Don’t Know” and avoid narrative or prose type writes please. Free Verse is okay.
2. Ten to twenty lines
3. No multiple short forms
4. Put date written on the bottom
5. Must be new poems
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.