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Debra Squyres

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Contest Dealine

7/5/2013 12:00:00 AM

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Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original and new poem on the theme of :  Remembering When

TITLE YOUR POEMS:  “Remembering When” ......please…

VERSES: Each verse should begin with “I remember when…”
Followed by four lines with rhyme on 2 and 4 as in my example below

NOTES:      PLEASE pay attention to rhythm if you can…
              and it’s ok if lines 1 and 3 rhyme too AS LONG AS 2 and 4 rhyme also. 

                        Can’t wait to read your memories …..  Enjoy !!!



I remember when…
Gas was just under a dollar a gallon
And we swore we’d never pay more
Yet here I am at the gas station pumping
And it’s nearer now to four…

I remember when…
Grand-maw was still young
And we’d run and rip in the yard
Yet here I sit now alongside her bed
losing her will be so hard

~~~Debra Squyres 2013~~~


First Prize, Glory
Second Prize, Glory
Third Prize, Glory

4th through 10th, 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.