Poem of Distress  January 1, 2008 - March 1, 2008

Reading and Deliberating


I want you to submit a poem that portrays deep emotion. It can be about a lost love, a broken heart, an attempt at death, the tragedies of the world, anything.


a plush toy to cuddle with when you are feeling blue


Successful Distressful Poet Successful Distressful Poet
Seemingly Emo Poet Seemingly Emo Poet
Slightly Teary Poet Slightly Teary Poet



74 Contestants
162 Submissions
Created Nov 10, 2007

Submit Submit Writing


  • Any WritersCafe.org Member can Submit
  • Only Poetry can be Submitted
  • Only these Genres Can be Submitted:
    • Poetry
  • Each Contestant May Submit 3 Pieces of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 1/1/2008 - 3/1/2008
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


Leah 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 Leah if you have any further questions.

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