A contest for poets who write poetry about strong and/or controversial subject matter.
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Accepting poetry only.
No line or word count limit. In addition, it can be any form you choose or free form.
Your poem must be newly written for the contest and adhere to the prompt unless otherwise stated.
Somewhere in your item you must state the prompt that you used. If you use a particular form, there must be an explanation in the item as well.
Ratings of poems may be up to XGC. The owner of this contest prefers items at least 18+ .
No nature themed or sweet romantic poetry allowed. Though your poem may have sexual content.
I will not accept writings advocating sexual assault, pedophilia, scat, or racism.
You may submit up to two poems.
Entry must be submitted in bitem format (if you aren't sure how, see "Linking Help And Practice" for directions)
Editing is allowed after entry has been submitted, but not after the deadline.
Contest start date begins January 1st at 12:01 a.m. and ends at 11:59 p.m. on the last day of Febuary.
Do not expect a review of your writing if you submit a poem. If time allows, I may choose to review your poem, but it is not promised.
Click here! Judging Criteria ▼
1st place -75K ribbon and Rebel Poetry merit badge (Must have at least 5 entrants)
2nd place -50k ribbon and Rebel Poetry merit badge (Must have at least 7 entrants)
3rd place -25k ribbon and a Rebel Poetry merit badge (Must have at least 10 entrants)
Honorable mentions will be given at the judges discretion.
If you would like to help me judge this contest, let me know.
"Voices of the Oppressed and Dispossessed" by Prosperous Snow (Neva)
"The Freezing of Patriotism" by Lorraine
"Please, Don't Pity Me!" by Jim Hall
Donations appreciated , but not required. Those who donate 40k or more will receive a non-exclusive merit badge of their choosing. If you would like to make a donation post a comment with your gp amount.
A big thank you to those who have donated!
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