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Plucking The Poisonous Parrot Poetry Contest

Enter Contest

Free verse poetry form only.
Poetry Contest Deadline: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
20 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Maureen McGreavy | Send Soup Mail

Contest Dealine:

2/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Note from Sponsor:

You do not need include parrot(s) in your poem.

Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original, NEW, DATED, FREE VERSE poem on the theme of The Poisonous Parrot, that critical, negative, undermining voice inside your head.

MAX 15 Lines

No Names as per Soup rules.


First Prize, Glory
Second Prize, Glory
Third Prize, Glory
Seven Placements Glory

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.