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Poetry.com Contest Summary & Results

Congratulations to the winners of the Poetry.com February 2024 monthly contest. There were 150 poems submitted to the contest — thank you to everyone who entered and participated!

Winners By popular vote

500

1st Place

200

3rd Place



Runners-up



Nominees By random order

  

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16 Comments
  • Caliconine
    When do we share comments about March contest. This site is confusing.
    Good luck to All. I am a bit disappointed this month. Some of the poems are not appropriate. I noticed some people alter other peoples poems to enter.
    I am not usually a critical person, but this is suppose to be about sharing our beautiful gift of poetry with others. Not about the money, about the connections and respect. There are 5 billion topics to write about. People should always write from their own heart. By the way all my poems have been copyrighted. I have a large collection. I thought it would be fun to share with other poets! Not so sure???? 
    LikeReply16 days ago
  • Darrell
    Congratulations to all the winners. And everyone that submitted a poem. I will try again this month. I have to pick which one to submit.
    LikeReply 11 month ago
  • susan.brumel
    Congratulations to all! I enjoyed reading your poems.
    LikeReply 31 month ago
  • acronimous
    Apologies for the delay in announcing the February contest results; they will be shared later today. Thank you for your patience.
    LikeReply 51 month ago
  • DrewHarrisonBooks
    When the competition is so tight that even the judges have a hard time choosing the winner
    LikeReply 21 month ago
  • Courtnie.mckern
    This is my first contest! Does it usually take this long for the results?
    LikeReply 11 month ago
  • Nikkiluv29
    Anyone know when the results will be up? Good luck to all!
    LikeReply 11 month ago
  • Caliconine
    When is the great reveal. Hey maybe we all won Now that would be great if we all got a coffee mug
    LikeReply 51 month ago
  • Caliconine
    Has anyone heard from Karl Folkes lately?
    LikeReply1 month ago
  • S25400242
    When do we find out the results?
    LikeReply1 month ago
  • Caliconine
    This was a very hard choice. Good luck to all. If you do not win, please do not take it personal. It is all about what connects to another person the moment they read your poem. Not about Good or Bad poem,,, 
    LikeReply 51 month ago
  • mattp.77832
    Hi all, when are the results shown? Ty so much for all the good reads
    LikeReply 31 month ago
    • Vixility
      The results of each contest months are typically posted on the 8th of the following month. My guess is that they will be posted sometime later today … hopefully.
      LikeReply 21 month ago
  • Vixility
    Wishing everyone the best tomorrow. As usual, very tough to select a single favorite/winning poem.

    Personally, I had eleven pinned poem—three were monsters to choose between.
    LikeReply 31 month ago
  • nulllulu641
    Good luck to everyone!
    LikeReply 21 month ago
  • karena.20089
    Awesome
    LikeReply 11 month ago
  • anjandev.burd
    Great.
    LikeReply 11 month ago

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Opens: 1st of every calendar month.
Closes: End of every calendar month.
Results: Within 7 days of closing.
Entry fee: 25 USD.
Max. participants: 150 entries.
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Second Place Badge + 300
Third Place Badge + 200
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