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August Quickie

Start/end date: 
Saturday, August 10, 2019 to Thursday, August 29, 2019
Contest description: 

Description:A fast contest for the month of August

Sponsor(s):Scribbler and geezer

Objectives:A chance to dig up some old favorites and let them be reviewed

Subject matter: Well, it's summer time so let's dig up something about time spent of the lake or beach. Try to keep it under 24 lines. Any form will work. Only prewritten poems and don't forget to put (Aug. contest) next to title

How Judged:by single judge based entirely on his/her discretion

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