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August Quickie

Description:A fast contest for the month of August

Sponsor(s):Scribbler and geezer
Judge(s):anonymous

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

Primal Poetry

Making the History of Poetry (part 1) Primal Poetry- Exploring and writing poetry in its primal form.

Leader: weirdelf
Moderator(s): geezer, Paul, Carrie (lonlyhrtsclub13)

Objectives: To attempt to recreate some of the mental conditions under which poetry was invented and write our own modern versions of it.

Level of expertise:  Open to all.

Subject matter: Pre-written word poetry was probably spoken by shamans after drum induced trance.

Date: 
Mon, 06/17/2019 to Sun, 10/20/2019

November contest

Description:A bit of autumn fun. Be sure to put "November contest" next to title and to hit contest tab at bottom of page when submitting

Sponsor(s):anonymous
Judge(s):anonymous

Objectives:Just to make folks at least smile

Subject matter: Ok write on any subject in any form. Only requirement is at least a touch of humor and try to keep it under 30 lines if possible. Have fun

How Judged:by single rotating anonymous judge

Poets first poems

Description: Post your first ever or earliest poem

Leader: Jess (weirdelf)
Moderator(s): Wesley

Objectives: Just for curiosity, to see where we've come from.

Level of expertise: Open to all

Subject matter: Most of these poems will be polished or not actively editing. This is not really a workshop but more 'I'll show you mine if you show me yours' of our earliest works.

Most important:- Remember when posting your first poem to scroll down to 'Workshop' dropdown and select 'Poets first poems'.

Date: 
Fri, 06/23/2017 to Tue, 06/23/2020

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This is any open workshop for everyone and for all poetry. All poems (even those in other workshops) are included here.

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