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The Pandemic

Description: Write a poem concerning the Covid19 Pandemic
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Objectives: Write a poem about the pandemic. Poems can be written in any style and must be between 12 and 32 lines.

Subject matter: Covid19 pandemic

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Idle Time Poetry

Title Prompt: Inner War

Objectives: Write any style poem from the title prompt. Select the Idle Time Poetry workshop on your submit poem page to send it down the stream. See what fellow neopoet members think of your poem!

Level of expertise: Open to all

Thu, 07/09/2020

A Concert To Remember

Description: Write a poem about a concert that was memorable and a blast

Judge(s): Anonymous

Objectives:Poems that range from 12 to 32 lines. Written in any style

Subject matter: Outdoor Concert

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New Member Poetry Contest

Description: We Welcome you to and congratulate you on a new beginning. Write a poem using the prompt a fresh start

Sponsor(s):Newsletter Department
Judge(s): Anonymous

Objectives: For new members to have the opportunity to show their skills
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Subject matter: Fresh Start

How Judged:

Can Your Poetry Make Us Laugh

Description: Come Make us laugh with any comedy poem
Judge(s): Anonymous
Objectives: Poems that range from 12 to 32 lines. Written in any style
Subject matter: Comedy


Description:We will be exploring the power of titles in getting a poem read as well as their use in making a poem understood. This will be accomplished by continuous discussions as well as exercises

Leader: scribbler (Stan)
Moderator(s): undetermined

Objectives:Titles are often an afterthought. This shop will hopefully lead folks to giving titles more thought

Level of expertise: Open to all

Subject matter:Titles, their effects and uses

Tue, 05/26/2020 to Tue, 06/30/2020

May 2020 Contest

Earth Day is an important part of the year. Write a poem that relates to the earth or the climate


Objectives: Between 25-30 lines, anything over 32 will be eliminated.

Subject matter: Earth, Climate or any subject related to environment


Description: This contest is for poems already written

Sponsor(s):scribbler and geezer

Objectives: Showcase what you think your best poem is

Subject matter: Any subject but please limit the length to about 24 lines

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Ekphrastic Poetry

This course is about the way in which poets can approach an existing piece of visual art and through poetry bring something new to it that adds value to the readers experience of both the artwork and the poem.   This process is today called ekphrastic writing, although the original meaning refers to a detailed description in literature of a work of visual art.

Tue, 03/10/2020 to Tue, 03/31/2020

MARCH CONTEST (favorite book)

Description:The contest this month offers you the golden opportunity to showcase a wonderful thing- your favorite book

Sponsor(s):scribbler and geezer

Objectives:To drool over your favorite book. Work should be up to (or not much over) 36 lines. Any form

Subject matter:Your favorite book to date, any kind of book.Please post book title at the end of poem

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