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Minuanetta Poems

Contest Judged:  4/23/2020 8:53:00 AM
Sponsored by: Emile Pinet | Send Soup Mail
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Contest Description

What to Submit?

A new poem... on any theme!

This is the challenge ...Only “Minuanetta Poems” Are Acceptable... post as Rhyme.

Invented by Gregory R Barden it's comprised of at least six stanzas, each stanza consistent with itself in rhyme, and decreasing in the number of lines with each stanza, with the final stanza created of one line of the rhyme of each stanza, a rhyme scheme of AAAAA, BBBB, CCC, DD, E, ABCDE.

And example of this style of poetry can be found at:

Please read the rules carefully!
In my last contest so many good poems unfortunately had to be disqualified!

All submitted poems must use :
when checking for rhymes or syllable counts other programs will be acceptable.


1) DATE YOUR POEM! New Poems Only submitted on or after Dec.1st,  2019.
2) Place the contest (Name and Sponsor) at the bottom. 
4) Only submit poems relative to this contest all other will not be read.
5) Be True To The Form
6) True rhymes only no near rhymes

Prizes: All book prizes have been suspended dew to COVID-19.

First Prize......................Podium Position 1st
Second Prize................ Podium Position 2nd  
Third Prize.....................Podium Position 3rd 
Fourth to ?.....................Honorable Mention

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 must be in English. Poems translated from other languages are not eligible, even if you wrote both the original poem and the translation.