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Thread: Reliable Poetry Contests??

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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin MissKathyClarke's Avatar
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    Arrow Reliable Poetry Contests??

    Everytime I try a google search on Poetry Contests or something similar, all of the well-known 'baddies' such as will show up at the top. I've clicked lots of links looking for something reliable, but I have only come to 'under construction' pages and outdated websites. Does anyone know of a good, reliable magazine or website that holds poetry contests? I'm looking for something with a prize preferably, but anything is fine ^_^ Thanks in advance!

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    storm central stormie's Avatar
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    This is reputable (Poetry and Writers Magazine)

    I usually refer to this, too: They have a contest where they see who can submit the worst poem to It's called the Wergle Flomp Poetry Contest.

    Good luck!

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    Your Genial Uncle Absolute Sage James D. Macdonald's Avatar
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    Where do you find the poetry that you, yourself, read?

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    practical experience, FTW Renee's Avatar
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    I know of a website that has started a poetry contest. You can check it out at .
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