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Oh Dear, What Can The Matter Be

Contest Judged:  2/16/2018 7:38:00 AM
Sponsored by: Barry Stebbings | Send Soup Mail
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Contest Description

Write me a funny poem on the theme of the contest name. Rhyme form only from 4 to 20 lines. If you use a named form, write the name under the title. As an example see my poem with this title (4/14/16).


1. New or old poems accepted.

2. First Line and title is the name of the contest.

3. 4 to 20 lines of rhyme.

4. Date your poem, no names please.

What to Submit?

1 original, poem on the theme of .............
Any form is acceptable.


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.