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Pick-A-Title, Vol 14 - Tristich -

Contest Judged:  3/13/2020 4:04:00 PM
Sponsored by: Edward Ibeh | Send Soup Mail
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Contest Description


Tristich Definition
A Tristich is a type of poem that contains three lines. It can be a stanza or strophe and of course, poem

Dazzle me with one of the following titles. The title you choose is also the title of your poem.

1. Ataraxis

2. Defenseless

3. A Lull

4. Felix Culpa

5. Afflatus

 I'm looking for striking imagery, metaphors and depth. Feel free to format your poem however you desire, as long as you stay faithful to the form!

Tristich poems ONLY. Minimum of 12 lines, maximum of 24 lines.

Only 10 placements this time, so give me your very best!

1st place winner gets a trophy...and a surprise prize! Just soupmail me your shipping address!

Poem must be NEW, starting from today's date

Check grammar and spelling.

Stay true to the form

Put date, title chosen and name of sponsor at the bottom

No names on your poems

Again, don't forget to date your poems.  No date, no placement.

Do NOT alter the title in any way or pick your own, if your intention is to place!

Good luck everybody:-)

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.