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Test your skill and talent in the art of traditional poetry in this monthly contest.
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"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.~Edgar Allan Poe.


Do you love writing rhyming poetry? Poetry is the music of the heart and soul. Through the use of lyrical words and rhyme and meter we sing their melody.
Rhyme and meter are two of the basic building blocks upon which many other poetic devices are built. And they can be difficult to master. This contest will focus solely on traditional poetry using meter and rhyme. It is through those devices that we begin to feel and hear the beat of the poetic heart.


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*Quill* Contest begins at 12:00 AM WDC time on the 1st of each month and ends at around noon on the last.
*Quill* There is a limit of 20 Entries per Round. The round will close early if this limit is reached.
*Quill* Must not exceed a rating of 18+.
*Quill* Discretionary limit of 50 lines.
*Quill* Can be old or new items, but must be in your portfolio.
*Quill* Form poetry is accepted
*Quill* Items with Awardicons are not eligible. (Unless the Awardicon is a personal gift.)
*Quill* Individual poems from books are allowed if they are not individually Awarded.
*Quill* One entry per poet, per round.
*Quill* Poems may only be entered for one Round of this Contest.
*Quill* Must be submitted in Bitem or Entry format.
*Quill* Editing is allowed up to close of Round.


There is no theme or prompt, but I do look for originality.

If you need help with bitem linking, please see "Newbie Hyperlinking 101 - Bitem Format

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*Trophyg* 1st Place: 25K Awardicon

*Trophyg* 2nd Place: 10K Awardicon + Poetry MB

*Trophyg* 3rd Place: 10K Awardicon


If there are fewer than 6 entries, only First place will be awarded.




Round 65 February 2021

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1st Place
Land of Poetry  (ASR)
an assortment
#2198323 by Solace.Bring
"Away from It All

2nd Place
STATIC
Never Tell a Lie  (E)
It doesn't pay to lie.
#1996119 by Cubby✏️


Joint 3rd Place
STATIC
TWENTY BELOW  (E)
A day in the north east
#2179869 by Monty

STATIC
In search of Iris  (ASR)
"Yet golden-eyed in a dark blue dress, she squats in soft grass bereft." 12 lines rhyme.
#1233286 by Kåre Enga, P.O. 22, Blogville


***** Due to Contest Funds being in a very healthy state I will not need any GP Donations for the rest of the year.******

Group GPs are held in: "Poetic Traditions Poetry Contest Bank.


Grateful thanks for the Donation and Support given by:

An Anonymous Donor

and also by

FORUM
The Four Seasons Auction  (E)
An auction to celebrate the four seasons.
#2115288 by Rhoswen - Goal Reacher


Many thanks and acknowledgements to Monty
for setting up this Contest and for the fine Awardicon and beautiful new image.

Signature for use by anyone nominated for a Quill Award in 2020


A gift from Gabriella


FORUM
The Contest Challenge  (13+)
Join by entering a contest a month for 12 months--Win Badges! Catching up is allowed!
#2109126 by Schnujo


FORUM
SENIOR CENTER FORUM  (ASR)
The Place for Seniors!
#427318 by Monty


FORUM
Shadows and Light Poetry Contest  (E)
Do you love the challenge and creativity of free verse poetry? This contest is for you.
#1935693 by Choconut


FORUM
The Lighthouse Poetry Contests  (E)
Contests With A Christian Theme
#1742964 by LegendaryMask💗


FORUM
A Story-Poem Contest!!!  (E)
write a story that is in poetic form. No Prompts new or old! Quill winner!
#2102427 by Lisa Noe Kittyluv um Puppyluv


FORUM
HONORING OUR VETERANS   (ASR)
Of course there's a Veterans Day - EVERY DAY!
#423698 by Monty


FORUM
Oriental Poetry Contest  (E)
Poetic forms from the East. New challenges twice a month.
#2106425 by Chris Breva AKA Marvin Schrebe
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