What to Submit?
A new poem... on any theme!
Any Form Will Be Acceptable
From 12 to 30 lines only.
Please read the rules carefully!
So many good poems unfortunately are disqualified for not following the rules!
All submitted poems must use :
when checking for rhymes or syllable counts ...no other programs will be acceptable.
1) DATE YOUR POEM! New Poems Only submitted on or after Dec.1st, 2019.
2) Place the contest (Name and Sponsor) at the bottom.
3) NO NAMES
4) Minimum of 12 lines... Maximum 30 lines
5) Be True To The Form You Choose
6) true rhymes only no near rhymes
First Prize........ A signed copy of My latest book (A Match In The Dark)
Second Prize... A signed copy of another one of my books
Third Prize....... A signed copy of another one of my books
Forth to tenth 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 must be in English. Poems translated from other languages are not eligible, even if you wrote both the original poem and the translation.