The challenge of this contest is to write a free verse poem. A free verse poem does not follow any structure or style. There is no set meter and no structure regarding rhyme and lines in each stanza. Have fun and write a poem without rules to hold you back!
Come out of hibernation and join your fellow writers for a day of writing, relaxation, and reflection at the Spring Rejuvenation for Writers. Bring what you are working on, your laptop, your notes, and your imagination. You’ll be provided with a quiet space to work on that scene, that metaphor, that passage. Two workshops will …
The challenge of this contest is to write a sonnet in iambic pentameter, just like Shakespeare did. The rules: It must consist of 14 lines. It must be written in iambic pentameter (duh-DUH-duh-DUH-duh-DUH-duh-DUH-duh-DUH). It must be written in the abab cdcd efef gg rhyme scheme. To see an example view the contest announcement.
“Flecks of Red” Chapbook Anthology Contest Submission Guidelines, Nautical Life Press 1. Interested participants may submit up to 5 poems for consideration. All submissions will be considered in poetry contest but not all submissions will be accepted for publication in the chapbook anthology. 2. Each poem should be no longer than one page, single space. …
Share a poem about Christmas to enter this poetry contest at FanStory.com. All poetry types are welcomed. All skill levels welcomed. Just write about Christmas.
You started writing your autobiography earlier this year. In 484 words or fewer, tell us what you’ve written so far on page 112.
Write a Haiku. This poem only three lines. The first line contains five (5) syllables, the second line seven (7) syllables, and the third line contains five (5) syllables.
Portraits display the likeness, personality and mood of the person or creature being presented. Portraits can be expressed in symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract, and completely unique ways. Share your interpretation of PORTRAITS.
As with our regular poetry submissions, we seek poems which resonate with the power and beauty of the English language; poems which show what is extraordinary about the common and what is common about the extraordinary. Send us 3-5 unpublished poems per entry. We prefer that single poems be no longer than one page in …
Write a poem that also tells a story. That is the challenge for this contest. All poetry is welcomed but there must be a rhyme scheme. See an example in the announcement.