What to Submit?
A new haiku poem about Blue Jays. Please follow the directions for placement.
1. NEW poems, please date them. One haiku, not a chain of them.
2. Subject: Blue Jay - Nature themes only, no human emotions or religious themes.
3. NO CAPITAL LETTERS!
4. No Punctuation.
5. 5 7 5 Syllables ONLY accepted!!!! Please check them on PS or howmanysyllables.
6. TITLE: blue jay with one word of your choice or simply blue jay, title can be capitalized.
See my example:
There will be multiple placements.
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.