What to Submit?
1 original poem using ONLY FIVE LETTER WORDS. I'm dubbing this form
"Fem Bogstaver" which is Danish for "Five letters". Any poem using any word that does not have five letters is automatically disqualified. If you can make it rhyme, bonus!
Title of poem must be "Five Letter Words" (Use my poem as an example)
First Prize, $60.00 gift card, your choice, (I must be able to email it to you)
Second Prize, $40.00 gift card, your choice, (I must be able to email it to you)
Third Prize, $25.00 gift card, your choice, (I must be able to email it to you)
Twelve Honorable Mentions
Preparing Your Entry
Submit one copy of your poem online. Format your poem (at the bottom of your poem, please date, write contest name, and my name). Please make your entry easy to read — no illustrations or fancy fonts. Do not write your name anywhere on your entry.
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.