Poetry Contest  January 11, 2010 - February 15, 2010

Reading and Deliberating


Please submit your best poem to this new, bi-monthly contest. The poem must be 50 lines or less, written in English, and previously unpublished. There are no style limitations. The theme for this contest is “sacrifice,” and may be interpreted in any way you deem appropriate. Please do not use any profane language or suggestions. Use correct grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation. For more details: http://bit.ly/7HCklS.


There are six contests this year. The winning entries will remain on the website for the remainder of the year. The winning poems will be published online in 2011. Cash prize to be determined.


Best Poem Best Poem


Deborah Bishop
Deborah Bishop
Portland, OR


32 Contestants
32 Submissions
Created Jan 13, 2010

Submit Submit Writing


  • 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 1/11/2010 - 2/15/2010
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


Deborah Bishop 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 Deborah Bishop if you have any further questions.

Recent Submissions

Nightmare Nightmare

A Poem by Ashley

My Demons My Demons

A Poem by Allison