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Limerick 4 Poetry Contest

Enter Contest

Limerick poetry form only.
Poetry Contest Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019
24 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Joseph May | Send Soup Mail

Contest Dealine:

3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

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Contest Description


What to Submit?

1 original, poem on one of these TV characters of old - Archie Bunker, - Barney Fife, Major Nelson,- Maxwell Smart.  Make sure your rhymes are solid and your syllable count must be Uniform AND in Accordance with the rules of the Form!. If you do 2 Limericks the syllable count must be the same for both. Use rhymezone and to check rhymes and syllables.   
Limericks Only, 1 or 2.  -  No Names, Date Your Poem, Have Fun Soupers !

Your syllable count must be uniform, Lines 1, 2, and 5 should have the same amount of syllables in accordance with the syllable count for a limerick. Lines 3 and 4 should have the same amount of syllables in accordance with the syllable count for a Limerick! 


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 —  illustrations or fancy fonts are allowed. 

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.