One Word Only

Poetry Contest
Write any kind of poem about one word. That word can be about any subject, keep it clean.

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently 76.00 member dollars. There are only -1 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 72.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Friday, August 7, 2020.

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Created by Becky Kern-Taylor
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All contest entries will be reviewed by the Contest Entry Compliance Committee. The committee will read all entries to ensure that the contest rules are being followed. If your entry is disqualified you will not be refunded the entry fees. The committee will review the entries when the deadline is reached. The voting will begin after the committee determines that all entries qualify and disqualify those that do not. 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:

    The poem can be any kind, short or long, funny or serious.

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 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: Friday, August 7, 2020 at 11:59pm EST.

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Contest Entries

Author Name Submission Status
Becky Kern-Taylor Position Reserved
To Write Is To Live Position Reserved
laMont Flanagan Position Reserved
rhonnie69 Entered A Tight squeeze Please.
Beverly A McBride Entered Ode to Vanilla
Selyob Position Reserved
Aussie Entered Humility
phil nelson Position Reserved
Karen 1 Position Reserved
Bill Pinder Entered Compassion
Janice Canerdy Position Reserved
Chimchim1 Position Reserved
Barb Hensongispsaca Position Reserved
Reese Turner Entered Must There Be Ambiguous Wording?
Jasmine Girl Entered The Door
DragonSkulls Entered Mime
Andrelyn Izquierdo Entered Love
Raul1 Entered Writer
Raul1 Entered Writer