What to Submit?
1 original, poem on the theme of Bridge over troubled waters. One of my all time favorite songs!
Only sonnet form is acceptable.
I'm looking for a traditional sonnet 14 lines, ABAB CDCD EFEF GG rhyme scheme
I want emotion, strong feelings expressed. What is your bridge? Do you have a bridge? Or if not write about troubled waters how it makes you feel. Can reference the pandemic but I'm really on pandemic overload, so not my preference. BE WARNED do not enter whatever you like IT MUST BE according to contest theme if it is not IT WILL NOT BE READ OR PLACE!
Please check your spelling and grammar it's the least a poet should do when entering a contest!. Remember no names ever!
First Prize, Recognition
Second Prize, Recognition
Third Prize, Recognition
Up to 25 multiple placements.
If the best poem is clearly a notch above the rest, it will be a stand alone first place.
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.
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.