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Pick-A-Title, Vol 23 - Seasonal Acrostic -

Contest Judged:  10/12/2020 3:40:00 PM
Sponsored by: Edward Ibeh | Send Soup Mail
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Contest Winner Medal 1 Fall Deep Into Autumn Andrea Dietrich
Contest Winner Medal 1 A YEAR DWINDLING DOWN Beata Agustin
Contest Winner Medal 1 Fall Deep Into Autumn Constance La France
Contest Winner Medal 1 Susurrus of October Jenna Logan
Contest Winner Medal 1 - Cold Winter Blues - Sunshine Smile
Contest Winner Medal 1 Fall Deep Into Autumn Subimal Sinha-Roy
Contest Winner Medal 1 Farewell to summer Vijay Pandit
Contest Winner Medal 2 Fall Deep Into Autumn Tom Cunningham
Contest Winner Medal 2 A Year Dwindling Down Michelle Faulkner
Contest Winner Medal 2 Susurrus of October Len Gasun
Contest Winner Medal 2 Susurrus Of October Nicole Like
Contest Winner Medal 2 Farewell to Summer Sam Kauffman
Contest Winner Medal 2 COLD WINTER BLUES Anisha Dutta
Contest Winner Medal 3 Susurrus of October Belle Bellevue
Contest Winner Medal 3 Farewell To Summer Emile Pinet
Contest Winner Medal 3 Fall Deep Into Autumn Reason A. Poteet
Contest Winner Medal 3 Fall Deep Into Autumn Regina McIntosh
Contest Winner Medal 3 Fall Deep Into Autumn Sandra Haight
Contest Winner Medal 3 Cold Winter Blues Jo Daniel
Contest Winner Medal 3 SUSURRUS OF OCTOBER Marilene Evans
Honorable Mention Farewell To Summer Krish Radhakrishna
Honorable Mention A Year Dwindling Down Laura Leiser
Honorable Mention Farewell to Summer Eve Roper

Contest Description

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

1.  Farewell To Summer

2.  Cold Winter Blues

3.  A Year Dwindling Down

4.  Fall Deep Into Autumn

5.  Susurrus of October


Acrostic poems ONLY

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

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.

Again, don't forget to date your poems! Remember: no date, no placement

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

If you have any questions about this contest, please feel free to soupmail me.

Off to the races! Good luck everybody:-)


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.