Missouri State Poetry Society Summer Contest 2013
Postmarked August 1, 2013
Submit two copies of each entry, category number and category name in upper left-hand corner of both copies, poet's name and address in upper right-hand corner of one copy. If you are a member, put "Missouri State Poetry Society" below your address. Put "Non-member" if you are not.
Poems may be 40 or fewer lines. They may be unpublished or previously published if the poet retains the rights to the poem. Poets may enter each category as many times as they wish. No poems will be returned.
Rhymed verse or blank verse (unrhymed iambic pentameter), any
subject, serious or humorous
Free verse, any subject, serious or humorous
Humorous verse, any subject
Any form, summer subject, serious or humorous
MSPS members only: Poet's choice:
$25, $15, $10, and three honorable mentions in each category
· Non-members pay $2.00 per poem. Members pay $1.00 per poem.
Make money order or check payable to MSPS
· Mail poems and fees to Nancy LaChance, 14940 Hwy 64, Lebanon, MO 65536.
· Include a SASE for a list of the winners, OR check the October 1st issue of theSpare Mule Online for a list of winners.
If you do not belong to one of our local chapters, but wish to join Missouri State Poetry Society, include the $13 annual Member-at-Large membership fee and Membership Information with your poems. Joining entitles you to enter the Poet’s Choice category and to pay the reduced member contest fees.
With your membership request, please include: Full Name, Email AND Postal Address, and Phone Number (optional).
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