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Contest Judged:  5/8/2020 12:53:00 PM
Sponsored by: Janice Canerdy | Send Soup Mail
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Contest Description

What to Submit?

NEW limerick, a two-stanza poem, any topic

Syllable count must be 9 9 6 6 9  OR  8 8 5 5 8, same count in both stanzas.

The meter in lines 1, 2, and 5 must be the same in both stanzas.

The meter in lines 3 and 4 must be the same in both stanzas.

Reminder: The rhyme scheme for a limerick is a a b b a.

Funny but not filthy--Okay?  :-)  (A poem can be a bit bawdy, off color, without being filthy.)



as merited

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.

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