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MIDNIGHT ROMANCE CONTEST

Contest Judged:  11/8/2017 5:49:00 PM
Sponsored by: Dale Gregory Cozart | Send Soup Mail
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Contest Description

What to Submit?

1. Please write 1 romantic sonnet. 14 lines, EXACTLY 10 syllables per line. I will use

the syllable counter at HowManySyllables.com.

  1. Your rhyme is abab cdcd efef gg(iambic pentameter a plus, but not required)

  2. Use three quatrains and a couplet

  1. You must include the following colors:

Ashes(or Ash) of Roses

Absinthe

Cerulean

Charcoal

Crimson

Ivory

Obsidian

Porcelain

Sable

Smoke

 

Color can be experienced with all five senses. Try it.

 

5. Your poem must be entitled, MIDNIGHT ROMANCE(you can change it after the contest).

6. Please watch your SPELLING and GRAMMAR. Too many errors = NA.

7. Please use normal font, no italics or bold.

8. Please NO NAMES.

9. Have Fun!!

 

Prizes

First Prize, Glory
Second Prize, Glory
Third Prize, Glory
Seven 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.