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.
Your rhyme is abab cdcd efef gg(iambic pentameter a plus, but not required)
Use three quatrains and a couplet
You must include the following colors:
Ashes(or Ash) of Roses
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!!
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.
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.