"What Happens to a Dream Deferred?"  October 23, 2011 - October 29, 2011

Reading and Deliberating


Using the quote above as a prompt, submit your poetry about a "dream deferred." Some beautiful examples of potential outcomes can be found in the poem this quote came from: "A Dream Defferred" by Langston Hughes. I'll grade for winners based on several points including relevance to the topic, impact on me, the judge, and clever use of figurative language and other literary devices can boost your chances of winning too.


First Place First Place
Second Place Second Place
Third Place Third Place


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5 Contestants
5 Submissions
Created Oct 22, 2011

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  • Any WritersCafe.org Member can Submit
  • Only Poetry can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 1 Piece of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 10/23/2011 - 10/29/2011
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


Austin is solely responsible for the content of this contest, including all promised prizes. Take any promises of large monetary awards with a grain of salt. Contact Austin if you have any further questions.

WHAT AM I?: Nephilim
WHAT AM I?: Nephilim
A teen boy gets killed, but trades his soul for another chance. He changes. A girl notices the new boy with silver eyes.