What to Submit?
1 New poem on the theme of one of the following lines. 15 lines only.
Make sure your words rhyme. Check with rhymezone.com. USe this rhyme scheme: abca, adea, afga, aba. You can use the line in your poem if you wish. Indicate which line you used at the end of your poem. Do Not use the same rhyme twice. No Names, Date your Poem. Have Fun Soupers!
1. The bow that bridges heaven, and overtops the trees
2. The moonlight fades from flower and rose
3. Down the street as I was drifting with the city's human tide.
4. When with closed eyes in autumn's eves of gold.
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. Do Not put any identifying marks anywhere on your poem. Do Not use Bold lettering anywhere.
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.