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Malapropisms and Mondegreens - Poetry Contest


Sponsor Name

Roy Jerden

 Contest Name

Malapropisms and Mondegreens

Enter Contest

Enter Poetry Contest

Contest Dealine

7/13/2013 12:00:00 AM

Note Form Sponsor

Just got back from a week in Paris. Will complete judging in a day or two.

 Contest Description

What to Submit?

A humorous poem which uses many malapropisms and/or mondegreens.  

Minimum 14 lines

A new poem written specifically for this contest.

Any rhyming form or highly metrical form such as iambic pentameter is acceptable.


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.