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Contest Judged:  3/20/2018 9:06:00 PM
Sponsored by: Brendan J. Simons | Send Soup Mail
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Contest Winner Medal 1 Calliope Carrie Richards
Contest Winner Medal 1 A Lucy Natio and Prophecy Kai Michael Neumann
Contest Winner Medal 1 Delirium Dust Winged Warrior
Contest Winner Medal 1 One Victim Among Many Sandra Haight
Contest Winner Medal 1 What Stirs the Darkness Gregory R Barden
Honorable Mention August Calling Bob Beaton
Honorable Mention Hallucination Sarah Casey
Honorable Mention Gone - Vanished Gershon Wolf
Honorable Mention Hallucination Subimal Sinha-Roy
Honorable Mention Day in town Indrajith Kankanamge
Honorable Mention Walk in the shadows Jakov Asl
Honorable Mention Was She Just Another Hallucination Lu Loo
Honorable Mention Memories Lindsey Bingham
Honorable Mention SIGNATURE RING Line Gauthier
Honorable Mention Phantom Mikayla Blotter
Honorable Mention TWILIGHT Ritika Bhardwaj
Honorable Mention Phantom At The Foot Of The Bed Robert L. Hinshaw
Honorable Mention MONSTERS IN MY CLOSET Sonia Walker
Honorable Mention Begging For Lisbon Tom Alan Quest
Honorable Mention In The Middle of Nowhere Dear Heart - Wiishkobi Ode
Honorable Mention The Dogwood Dale Gregory Cozart
Honorable Mention An Angel In My Heart Emile Pinet
Honorable Mention Hallucinations Madison Murdock
Honorable Mention I Thought it was Tea Frederic Parker
Honorable Mention Deliverance Abdul Malik
Honorable Mention A Poet's Happy Dream Andrea Dietrich
Honorable Mention THE CERULEAN COLOR Andrew Crisci
Honorable Mention A beautiful Sapphire angella wallentine
Honorable Mention Mysterious Tower Anisha Dutta

Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original, poem on the theme of a Hallucination.

Convince me that what you have seen is real to you. I am looking for strong use of vocabulary and imagery in order that be able to visualize what has taken place. Poems do not have to be new but I must see that a lot of thought has been put into them. Have fun!

Any form is acceptable.


First Prize, Glory
Second Prize, Glory
Third Prize, Glory
Twelve Honorable Mentions

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, 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.