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War Sonnet Poetry Contest

Sonnet poetry form only.
Poetry Contest Deadline: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
35 poems of the maximum 35 allowed have been entered.
Sponsored by: Mark Massey | Send Soup Mail

Contest Dealine:

1/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

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Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original, poem on the theme of war or a specific battle.
Only Shakespearean sonnets are acceptable... old or new.

I have a couple on my site as models or examples:

"A Righteous War"

"A Prayer for Gettysburg"


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.