What to Submit:
ONE NEW POEM... on any theme!
Any form will be acceptable.
I ask that all previous winners who have secured a place in my book already, to please refrain from entering this contest only... so others may have a chance to win.
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 submitted on or after Sept. 30th., 2019.
2) Place the contest (Name and Sponsor) at the bottom.
3) NO NAMES..do not leave your name on the poem
4) Minimum of 14 lines... Maximum 24 lines
5) Be True To The Form You Choose
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”, that will be available on Amazon.com before Christmas. Soupmail me or 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.