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Light Up The Page 2

Contest Judged:  3/16/2019 4:37:00 PM
Sponsored by: Joseph May | Send Soup Mail
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 PlacePoemTitlePoet
Contest Winner Medal 1 WIND - REVISED Andrea Dietrich
Contest Winner Medal 1 SUN SETS Anisha Dutta
Contest Winner Medal 1 PRAY WITH PRAISE Beata Agustin
Contest Winner Medal 1 Disassembling Dawn Emile Pinet
Contest Winner Medal 1 Bluebells Jo Daniel
Contest Winner Medal 1 Silver Sojourn Subimal Sinha-Roy
Contest Winner Medal 1 Spring Blossoms M. L. Kiser
Contest Winner Medal 1 Evenfall and Nightfall Tom Cunningham
Contest Winner Medal 1 Boxed Bra Maureen McGreavy
Contest Winner Medal 1 Persecution Paul Callus
Contest Winner Medal 2 FORGET FEELING FRUITY JAN ALLISON
Contest Winner Medal 2 Quizzicality george seal
Contest Winner Medal 2 flowers forever Laura Leiser
Contest Winner Medal 2 Children Carol Connell
Contest Winner Medal 2 Cheetah Cheater charles messina
Contest Winner Medal 2 Birds In The Eventide Edward Ibeh
Contest Winner Medal 2 winged brilliance Wendy Watson
Contest Winner Medal 2 WARBLERS nette onclaud
Contest Winner Medal 2 Boundless Gregory R Barden
Contest Winner Medal 3 Masterpiece Dear Heart
Contest Winner Medal 3 GOING GOING GONE - Lanterne Ann Gilmour
Contest Winner Medal 3 Paris Apurva Prabhudesai
Contest Winner Medal 3 Art and Act of Painting Eve Roper
Contest Winner Medal 3 LOVEBIRDS- LIGHT UP THE PAGE TWO Alexis Y.
Contest Winner Medal 3 MURDERED Martin Brown
Contest Winner Medal 3 - White Wedding - Sunshine Smile
Contest Winner Medal 3 Patience Sandra Haight
Contest Winner Medal 3 White Wolf Michelle Faulkner

Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original, poem on any theme  using the Lanterne form. Write 1  or 2  Lanterne using the same letter throughout, ALL words must start with the letter you choose. If you write 2 Lanternes use the same Theme. Do Not use the same Word Twice. See my example titled 'Sandcastles'.  I expect yours to be much better. New Poems, No Names, Date Your Poem, "EVERY single word of every single line starts with that same letter." 

A Lanterne is a type of poem that has one syllable in the first line, two syllables in the second line, three syllables in the third line, four syllables in the fourth line, and one syllable in the fifth line that related to the first word of the poem.  Lines do Not rhyme,  Poem is based on One sentence or idea

Example

  • 5 line poem
  • each line has a specific number of syllables

    line 1 = 1 syllable
    line 2 = 2 syllables
    line 3 = 3 syllables
    line 4 = 4 syllables
    line 5 = 1 syllable
  • lines do not rhyme
  • poem is based on one sentence or idea

 

Prizes

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.