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Poetry Contests for 2006

July 2006 Contest Entries
Open Theme

  1. Lentils over Rice - Aleka
  2. Mind, Body, Heart and Soul
  3. Ten Foward a Decade Ago

June 2006 Contest Entries
"The Obvious" Theme

  1. The Dawn of War Part 3 ~ Damo Lythria
  2. Boxer Shorts ~ Aleka
  3. the thing about my mic ~ green pixie
  4. oh glasses oh glasses ~ one by one
  5. My african drum ~ FM
  6. Stone ~ Sean

April 2006 Contest Entries
Open Theme

  1. Back to Paranoia ~ Solar
  2. The Dawn of War ~ Damo Lythria
  3. The Dawn of War part 2 ~ Damo Lythria
  4. Looking at the Sky ~ One by One
  5. Springtime in your Arms ~ Aleka
  6. Badgers ~ Babel

February 2006 Contest Entries
Open Theme

  1. Christmas ~ Ayanna
  2. Desert Eyes ~ Soran
  3. It's That Time of Year ~ Alivan the Wizard
  4. Standing In The Rain ~ Amanda Sielu Paris
  5. Great Pretender ~ Amanda Sielu Paris
  6. Whisper of the Phoenix ~ Sean Toth

Previous Years Contests

Rules and Guidelines
Monthly Contests

  1. Each month there will be a Poetry contest.
  2. Each month Poetry Guild will set a Designated Theme or Open Theme.
  3. All entries must be original work.
  4. Do Not Plagiarize:
    transitive senses: to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own : use (another's production) without crediting the source
    intransitive senses: to commit literary theft : present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source
    Taken from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary http://www.m-w.com/
  5. If you are caught taking using (stealing) another poets or lyricists work or submitting work that is not original then the piece will be removed from the Guilds without notification.
  6. Once a poem is submitted it can not be resubmitted a second time
  7. There will be one winner per month chosen by an impartial judge unless otherwise stipulated.
  8. The winner each month will receive an Award.
  9. The judges also decide on Honorable Mentions.
  10. The number of Honorable Mentions each month will be left to the discretion of the judges
  11. At the Anniversary Ceremony each year there will one winner chosen from all the monthly winners for the year for the conveted title of "Poet of the Year".

If you have any questions please contact Poetry Guild

Thank you.