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"By Request Only" Contest - Mac McGovern's Blog

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"By Request Only" Contest

Blog Posted:2/6/2010 12:44:00 PM

Ok, here is a contest with a twist. IT IS BY REQUEST ONLY!

Anyone who likes my contests and wants to enter, at 4:30pm CSTsend me a Soup Mail with the words, "I WANT IN."

The first 25 poets who send me mail will be qualified to enter the contest. I will Soup Mail your request number to you. When I reach 25, no more requests will be accepted.

Once I have confirmed the 25, I will post the contest listing all poets elegible to submit poems. The time frame for posting the contest is dependent on the time it takes to get the 25 requests. Once I post the contest, it will remain open until the 25 have a chance to enter their poems.

Each poet will be able to submit two poems. One poem must be NATURE, the other, any theme you elect. I will place no requirement on form other than NO  MORE THAN 25 LINES!!!!

Any member of Poetry Soup may send a request.

Sound like fun?  25 Poets/50Poems!! Get ready to start sending requests at 4:30pm CENTRAL STANDARD TIME.

There will be 15 Places and 10 Honorable Mention.





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Date: 2/12/2010 7:21:00 AM
Hi, Daniel. I would have wanted in, but I was out of town working with no computer... Boo Hoo Dane Ann
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Date: 2/7/2010 11:00:00 PM
Hi, Andrea...you got Soup Mail!
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Date: 2/7/2010 10:59:00 PM
Hi, Daniel...you have Soup mail!
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Date: 2/7/2010 10:51:00 PM
Hi, Mac...I hope you had a wonderful weekend. I am so anxious to read your announcement on the 25 entries for your contest I Want In. Congratulations to all the winners of the previous contest. Thanks for your time and attention. Kindest Regards, Andrew.
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Date: 2/7/2010 10:41:00 PM
Hi, Daniel...to get to soup mail, click on the bowl next to: read poems by Mac McGovern. It's very simple to send a soup mail. I hope it's not too late. The 25 entries haven't been announced yet. I wish you good luck, Andrew.
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Date: 2/7/2010 10:20:00 PM
I'm # 14. Good luck to all the participants. Peace and love, Andrew.
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Date: 2/7/2010 7:25:00 AM
geeez, Andrew. How weird that soup mail won't let you in??? Oh, by the way, I was number 5, if we were supposed to say it here. How soon will we know when to start. I have to get back upstairs now. haha. Later! Andrea
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Date: 2/6/2010 11:52:00 PM
Hi, Mac...I am so sorry I couldn't get to my soup mail. My computer won't let me in. I will appreciate if you would use this as a soup mail. I want in. I thank you for your time and attention. Kindest regards, Andrew.
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Date: 2/6/2010 10:35:00 PM
Get going to soup mail, Andrew!!!
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Date: 2/6/2010 10:34:00 PM
Mac, my problem is that it's difficult for me to get on my computer on a Sunday. Hubbie home all day and wants my attention. haha! I hope I will be ok if I can't come on till late in the day or something. I hope you will be taking the entries thru monday! Can you give any idea what number you are up to now? Luv, Andrea
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Date: 2/6/2010 10:34:00 PM
Hi,Mac...I would like to enter your contest. I have missed the last one, and I don't want to miss this one, too. Thanks for kindness and consideration. Kindest Regards, Andrew.
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Date: 2/6/2010 7:31:00 PM
So far so good. Keep the requests coming until I anounce #25 has been received. Thanks to all who have submitted to date. Mac
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Date: 2/6/2010 5:36:00 PM
Hi Mac....boy oh boy you are keeping us on our toes!! But what fun....I feel like a kid again, playing this crazy game! Not sure if I made it in time....but we'll see!!
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Date: 2/6/2010 5:29:00 PM
constance, did you see the one below you? It was only number 6. There is pleanty of time for you. (I better go find that lady!)
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Date: 2/6/2010 5:13:00 PM
#6 here Light & Love
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Date: 2/6/2010 4:46:00 PM
#2 here.
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Date: 2/6/2010 4:30:00 PM
I'm #1 .. :) thankxxx ..at least I know one of the two soup mails got through... luv..
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Date: 2/6/2010 2:42:00 PM
I'm not seeing the list from the last contest Mac? the 10 out of 10 one?
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Date: 2/6/2010 2:38:00 PM
Must have been many doing it at the same time Linda-Marie. Love, Carol
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Date: 2/6/2010 2:33:00 PM
just sent .. twice ... first time had problem..
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Date: 2/6/2010 2:31:00 PM
Just sent
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Date: 2/6/2010 1:06:00 PM
Another winning concept Mac.. and please may I say thankxxx for choosing Sustenance as one of your winning poems in yesterday's 10 Poems/10 Places contest..neat ideas u have .. enjoyable too.. luv.. Linda-Marie..
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Date: 2/6/2010 12:57:00 PM
i want in but don't no how to send soup mail
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