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Limerick II Poetry Contest

Enter Contest

Limerick poetry form only.
Poetry Contest Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2019
26 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Joseph May | Send Soup Mail

Contest Dealine:

2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Note from Sponsor:

IF line 1 has 8 syllables, lines 2 and 5 should have 8 too. IF line 3 has 6 syllables line 4 should too

Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original, poem on the theme of ............. Doctor, Lawyer, Dentist, Barber, 
 Only limerick form is acceptable. 1 or 2.  For this contest your lines must be in alphabetical order, abcde, you don't have to start with the letter A, but whatever letter you start with it must follow alphabetically. Your syllable counts must be uniform and in accordance with the syllable count of the form.  If you do 2 stanzas the syllable counts should be the same, and should be abcde, fghij..etc

 Use howmanysyllables.com

   No Names, Please add the date, Have fun Soupers!!

 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.