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the MY POEM contest

Start/end date: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 to Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Contest description: 

Description:Use your imagination to make anybody reading your poem feel emotional by the meaning, sound and rhythm of what you write. Try to make the language attractive and give it a good beat. It can rhyme but that’s up to you - the writer. You can write about your experiences in life or an idea or emotion. If you want examples of exactly how to do all that look here:
It may not be necessary, but you may like it.

Make the writing into four sets of four lines (or less)
Call it: My Poem
Don’t worry about your name because the submission form will add your name automatically.

Objectives: Write a poem.

Subject matter: Any subject according to the description.

How Judged: According to the description and the about contest information here:

Submissions form is here: https://www.neopoet.com/node/add/poem

Winning entry: 
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