What to Submit:
ONE NEW POEM... on any theme!
Any form will be acceptable.
The following eight words must be used without any modifications in any order you choose:
addicted, slain, demons, vain, abstain, woes, destined, drained...must be as written as is ( do not add an “s or ing”or any other changes.)
All submitted poems must use :
when checking for rhymes or syllable counts ...no other programs will be acceptable!
1) DATE YOUR POEM! New Poems Only.
2) Place the contest (Name and Sponsor) at the bottom.
3) NO NAMES
4) Minimum of 14 lines... Maximum 24 lines
First Prize... A signed copy of one of my books
Second Prize... A signed copy of one of my books
Third Prize... A signed copy of one of my books
Forth to tenth prize... Glory.
Anyone who places ( first, second or third ), will have the opportunity to have their bio and winning poem published in a section of my newest book titled “A Match In The Dark”.
Check out my “blog” for details.
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 must be in English. Poems translated from other languages are not eligible, even if you wrote both the original poem and the translation.
A Note to Poetry Contestants
All previous winners who have won a book in one of my contests who wish to participate in this contests are free to do so, but in fairness to all, your poems will not be eligible for another book or a second submission to be featured in my new book.