What to Submit?
1 original, poem on the theme of the cosmos. Write about a planet, a constellation, a
star, a moon, a pulsar, a black hole, or anything related to the cosmos. Talk about the
science, the mythology, the astronomy, the astrology, or entwine the pieces together to
spin your story. Got metaphors? Use them too! Do some quick research on the subject
and spin it poetically. Choose one or two aspects or make it complicated, whatever you
Any form is acceptable.
Old and New poems are welcome.
Bonus points for science and astronomy but be accurate.
I will know if you are not.
I will also know if you are not accurate with your mythology or astrology.
Basically, just be accurate.
Spelling and grammar are important to me.
No limit on length but do try to keep it reasonable.
No names on your poem, I prefer to judge blindly.
First Prize, Glory
Second Prize, Glory
Third Prize, 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.
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.