'I Am' Poem Contest

Create an 'I AM' Poem to help people get to know you better. Follow the simple prompts in the template provided and try to come up with creative, yet truthful answers that give us insight into the real YOU. KEEP IT CLEAN.


'I AM' Poem Template

Directions: An 'I Am' poem is a poem about yourself. This poem is meant to give you a chance to be creative. Write an 'I Am' poem using the lines below as your guide. [Fill in the blanks by following the prompts in parenthesis.]

Remember, you can be as creative as you want. You should be trying to both entertain your reader while at the same time giving them a better idea of who you are.

Stanza #1

I am _________________________________________________________
(two special characteristics)

I wonder ______________________________________________________
(something you are actually curious about)

I hear _________________________________________________________
(an imaginary sound)

I see __________________________________________________________
(an imaginary sight)

I want _________________________________________________________
(an actual desire)

I am __________________________________________________________
(the first line of the poem restated)

Stanza #2

I pretend_______________________________________________________
(something you actually pretend to do)

I feel _________________________________________________________
(a feeling about something imaginary)

I touch ________________________________________________________
(an imaginary touch)

I worry ________________________________________________________
(something that really bothers you)

I cry __________________________________________________________
(something that makes you very sad)

I am___________________________________________________________
(the first line of the poem repeated)

Stanza #3

I understand ____________________________________________________
(something you know is true)

I say __________________________________________________________
(something you believe in)

I dream ________________________________________________________
(something you actually dream about)

I try __________________________________________________________
(something you really make an effort about)

I hope _________________________________________________________
(something you actually hope for)

I am __________________________________________________________
(the first line of the poem repeated)


When you have answered all the questions, you can remove all the 'clutter' - the directions at top, the prompts and lines, even the stanza divisions, if you wish. Decorate and doctor up your post. Make it represent YOU. Thanks and good luck!

BTW, sometimes FS won't let us copy and paste from contest entries. If that happens to you, PM me and I will get the template to you. No worries.

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool of 90.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

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If a word count is not specified above there is no word count requirement. Recommended length is 5,000 words or less.

This contest is open to all members. Past contest winners can join the contest. A voting booth will be created shortly after the deadline is reached. At that time all participants will be contacted so they can vote.

The voting booth will include this summary of the contest:

    Create an 'I AM' Poem to help people get to know you better. Follow the simple prompts in the template provided and try to come up with creative, yet truthful answers that give us insight into the real YOU. KEEP IT CLEAN.

    Be creative and entertaining. Have fun!

This contest is full. There are no reserved spots remaining. There are a limited number of entries. A vote by writers will determine the winner. The decision is final. All members that submit a work are encouraged to vote. One entry per person. New entries to the site only. If you already posted a work on FanStory.com that work is not eligible for a contest.

Click the link above to submit your entry. Members with reservations can use the link provided in their contest profile. Members may not request votes, mention contest entries, or notify potential voters of the vote by private message or other means as specified in the contest terms. The site automatically checks for this form of communication. A break in the contest terms will result in the cancellation of the account.

Deadline: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:59pm EST.

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