29Gifts Fifth Poetry Contest –
'Spring Cleaning' is the THEME ! Format: “Acrostic” POETRY STYLE;
using “Onomatopoeia” word for the SUBJECT line (title)!
‘Spring Cleaning’ can mean home, yard, office, or self (body, mind, or spirit), ETC.
Acrostic is defined as “a poem in which the first letters of each line when read
vertically spell out a word, which is the subject line”.
Onomatopoeia is defined as “the formation of words whose sound is imitative of the sound
of the noise or action designated, such as hiss, buzz, and bang”.
FUN POEM EXAMPLE:
Winter woes got you down?
Open windows, open doors -
Out they go!
Sweeping done -
Happy you, having fun!
Participants can WIN one of these PRIZES!
First Place: 29 Day Gifts, Starter Kit
2nd and 3rd Place: 29 Day Gifts, Signed Book and Journal
~ ("thanks, Cami!")
HOW TO ENTER:
You must be a member of 29gifts.org to participate.
Entries will be judged by winners of the preceding contest and Linda, 29Gifts Poetry Club Moderator, based on the number of positive responses given to each poem, as well as the poem's quality and adherence to the Acrostic form and contest details. All members and participants are invited and encouraged to comment on poetry contest submissions.
Best of luck to all entrants and enjoy 'Spring Cleaning'!
I will play for fun, but not competitively! Exciting contest!
Love the entries! I am a free form poet, so I am always impressed with folks who can do structured poems so well!!!!
Great entries so far!!!
Only a few days remaining before the the 5th poetry contest closes
and winners are selected -- but, there is still time to enter !!!! ;-)
the 5th poetry contest is officially closed. judges will be contacted and winners announced soon after... hopefully, in next few days, depending on availability of folks. I am excited for all the entrants, as I really loved each submission! thanks to everyone, who participated! :-)
How many entries did you get?