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Your best free verse 2018

Contest Judged:  2/27/2018 9:24:00 AM
Sponsored by: John Hamilton | Send Soup Mail
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Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original, poem on the theme of .............
Only free verse form is acceptable.

I will only place 20 poems for this contest, so give me your best, and please keep trying if you don't place this time, stricter criteria helps all of us to get better.

Remember to date your poem, no names, enjoy!


First Prize, Recognition
Second Prize, Recognition
Third Prize, Recognition
Up to six multiple placements

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.