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Free verse poetry form only.
Poetry Contest Deadline: Friday, January 17, 2020
20 poems of the maximum 50 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Bobbie Burns | Send Soup Mail

Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original, poem on the theme of .............

Beyond being too nice, please show mean what the Christmas is all about for you apart from the niceties it brings.
only free verse, please.

Want I am looking for is beyond presents, beyond patronising and beyond sentimentality, One has to do his own thing and not because the Jones did it. You know what I mean.

I like SAD and MORBID things.

EG:- Why do we sell Christmas promoting Santa Clause and not Jesus?

        Do we have to empty our purses to indulge our children of friends?

        Is Lust, Gluttony, Greed and Envy part of Christmas celebrations?

Please give me your best thoughts.


There will be only 4 placings.

Maybe  one or two HM

NEW POEMS ONLY as from 12/17/2019


First Prize, Glory
Second Prize, Glory
Third Prize, Glory
Others no more than 10.

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