What to Submit?
1 original, poem on the theme of recalling a sad event or memory in your life
Only acceptable form to be written in is Melancholy Form created by me which consists of - 4 line stanza's of 5/6/6/3 syllables per line x 5 stanza's
Post the poem under the form VERSE as my form does not exist on this site
Go to my poems called melancholy memories or remembering still for
examples of form required for this contest
The only title accepted is Melancholy Memory
Presentation, spelling and grammer should be checked (poetic license taken into consideration)
No names, please
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.