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Free Verse Style Only Poetry Contest

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Free verse poetry form only.
Poetry Contest Deadline: Saturday, February 2, 2019
58 poems of the maximum 70 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Emile Pinet | Send Soup Mail

Contest Dealine:

2/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Note from Sponsor:

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Contest Description

What to Submit?

ONE NEW POEM... on any theme!

Only A "Free Verse" form will be acceptable.

Free Verse

A term describing various styles of poetry that are not written using strict meter or rhyme, but that still are recognizable as 'poetry' by virtue of complex patterns of one sort or another that readers can perceive to be part of a coherent whole.

You can find an example of this form at : https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/my_pathway_to_now_1098173

Please read the rules carefully! In my last contest some poets didn't and had to be disqualified! What a shame!

1) DATE YOUR POEM! From Jan.1, 2019 onward.

2) Place the contest (Name and Sponsor) at the bottom.

3) NO NAMES

4) Maximum 30 lines - Minimum of 20 lines

In this contest First, and Second prize winners, must supply me with mailing address in order to receive their prize.

Prizes

First Prize... A copy of my book (Navigating The Backwaters Of My Mind)

Second Prize... A copy of my book (Fragmented Feelings)

Third Prize... A copy of my book (Scattered Thoughts)

Forth, to tenth prize... Glory.

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.

English Language

Poems should 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

You are all welcome to enter, however if you have won a prize in one of my previous contests and you win a prize again, you must designate another poet to receive your prize.

entry easy to read — no illustrations or fancy fonts. 

English Language

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.