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Just the Facts - Poetry Contest


Sponsor Name

Robert Heemstra

 Contest Name

Just the Facts

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Contest Dealine

4/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

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 Contest Description

What to Submit?

In honor of Badge 714 of the LAPD I am looking for 2 stanzas, one in the 7-1-4 format meaning the first line has  7 syllables, the second line has 1 syllable, and the last has 4 syllables.  The other stanza a questionku. It can be in any order. The theme for this contest is Joe Friday. My only other rule is to have fun! Any questions can be sent to me. I am looking forward to reading some great poems.


First Prize, Glory
Second Prize, Glory
Third Prize, Glory
Twelve Honorable Mentions

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. 

English Language

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.