Informal Poetry Contest

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
An informal contest designed to practice the art of poetry

Submitted: November 05, 2018

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Submitted: November 05, 2018

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Informal Poetry Contest

 

Entries to date:

 

Adrian Hunt: Englands Dream

Mingo1206: Mindful Nonsense

Mingo1206: Blurred Reminiscence

A.L. Culverhouse: Life Is Funny

 

Contest Rules:

Submit poems that use a variety of poetic tools: Rhyme, rhythm, repetition, assonance, consonance, alliteration, image, etc. Free verse is of course acceptable but should include some of the above. Think about the form of the poem as well and how that form supports or enhances meaning.

The poem should be no longer than 500 words. Any longer and the poem will not be read.

You may submit up to 2 poems.

The poems may be on any topic.

Poems must be submitted by December 1st.

To submit, respond to this post with a link to your poem (copy and paste the link after uploading the poem to Booksie)

 

Contest Judging:

The judging will be done by Jan. 1st 2019. I am an English teacher and have studied poetry a bit in the past. My goal is to improve my poetry analysis skills. I am in no way a poetry expert but I have had some experience in graduate level courses and in reading. I am looking for poetry that uses a variety of tools to create an interesting and challenging poem.

Winners:

1st place: I will like your poem. I will become your fan. I will read up to 5 of your works (chosen by you). I will comment/critique up to 3 of your works (chosen by you). I will also shelve 1 of your works.

2nd place: I will like your poem. I will read 3 of your works. I will comment/critique up to 2 of your works (chosen by you). I will shelve 1 of your works.

3rd place: I will like your poem. I will comment/critique 1 of your works. (chosen by you).

 


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