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SHOW ME THE FUNNY (My Top Ten) - Poetry Contest


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Andrea Dietrich

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8/5/2013 12:00:00 AM

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Contest Description

What to Submit?

Your funniest short poem ever!! Old or new!

 For this contest, I am going to be super selective. I don't want to end up with a long list of top ten this time where every placement has several winners. I want exactly my ten favorite humorous poems as the only winners! In the event that it is too difficult for me to rate them in order of their "funny factor," I will perhaps just give 3 top placements for the best ten, but I want to try something different this time and have only ten winners in total. No HM's, just ten top winners. Of course, my list will be purely subjective because I am asking for short poems that make ME chuckle! If you know what I like for humor, YOU will have the advantage!


1) NO NAMES: I want to be surprised. 

2) At the bottom, put the name of my contest: Show me the Funny. This way, I will know better than to read your poem if I happen to come across it as I do comments here. I will only read the poems in my contest box after the contest fills up.

3) YOU determine what SHORT means. If your funniest poem is a bit long, just keep in mind that I prefer short poems, so your longer  one better be DANG FUNNY!


Top ten! 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. 

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.