What to Submit?
1 original, poem on the theme of anything
MUST HAVE THE PHRASE---I'M JUST GETTING STARTED---
USE THAT AS YOUR TITLE SO I DON'T READ IT BEFORE JUDGING
I PREFER FREE VERSE BUT IF YOU MUST RHYME THAT'S OK
MAKE IT FULL OF ENERGY AND EMOTION, MAKE IT FEEL LIKE CONQUERING EVEREST- TRIUMPHANT CONQUERING FEARS ETC PREMIUM CONTEST SO ONLY TEN PLACEMENTS
DO YOUR BEST BECAUSE ONLY THE BEST WILL WIN
MINIMUM 10 LINES MAXIMUM 40 LINES
Any form is acceptable.
REMEMBER NO NAMES MUST BE A NEW POEM PLEASE PUT DATE AT THE BOTTOM
ONLY TEN 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.