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    The Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Adult Contest http://www.poetrysocietyofvirginia.org/sys-tmpl/2008poetrycontest/ Deadline: January 19, 2008 (postmark)
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 9, 2008
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      The Poetry Society of Virginia
      Annual Adult Contest

      http://www.poetrysocietyofvirginia.org/sys-tmpl/2008poetrycontest/

      Deadline: January 19, 2008 (postmark)
      Edgar Allan Poe’s Birthday

      Mail entries to:

      PSV Adult Contest
      P.O. Box 35685
      Richmond, VA 23235

      Contest entries can NOT be accepted by e-mail.


      CONTEST CATEGORIES

      1. 2008 MEMBERS’ PRIZE
      (2008 sponsors: Edith White, Beth Huddleston, Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, Joe
      Awad, Ron Smith, Judi Bragg in memory of Helen Bragg, Patsy Anne Bickerstaff in
      memory of Wilson Seay.)
      Any subject. Any form. 64 line limit.
      Awards: $300, $125, $75

      2. EDGAR ALLAN POE MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by the Poetry Society)
      Any form. Any subject. 48 line limit.
      Award: $100

                 ENDOWED SPONSORSHIPS:

      3. BESS GRESHAM MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by endowment)
      Any form. Subject: gardens. 48 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      4. CARLETON DREWRY MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by endowment)
      Lyric or sonnet. Subject: mountains. 48 line limit.
      Award: $50

      5. BRODIE HERNDON MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by endowment)
      Any form. Subject: the sea. 48 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30

      6. NANCY BYRD TURNER MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by endowment)
      Sonnet.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      7. JUDAH, SARAH, GRACE AND TOM MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by endowment)
      Any form. Subject: encouraging reflection on inter-ethnic relations.
      48 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      8. CENIE H. MOON PRIZE
      (Sponsored by endowment)
      Any form. Subject: woman or women.
      48 line limit.
      Award: $50

      9. HANDY ANDY PRIZE
      (Sponsored by endowment)
      Limerick.
      Awards: $25, $15, $10

      10. ADA SANDERSON MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by endowment)
      Any form. Subject: nature. 48 line limit.
      Award: $100

            INDIVIDUAL SPONSORSHIPS:

      11. J. FRANKLIN DEW AWARD
      (Sponsored by Annette Dew)
      Series of 3-4 haiku on a single theme.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      12. OLE FRED PRIZE HONORING FRED CHAPPEL
      (Sponsored by Grace Simpson)
      Any form. Any subject. 48 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      13. ELIZABETH NEUWIRTH MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by Claudia Gary)
      Iambic pentameter. Subject: a specific work of art other than poetry
      (identify the work in title or poem, or in an epigraph.) 48 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      14. LAURA DAY BOGS BOLING MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by her children, Jim, Alma, Flora, & Glade)
      Any rhymed form. Poem written by an adult
      for school-age children (AGES 10-12 YEARS).
      20 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      15. MIRIAM RACHIMI MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by Ben and Michal Mahgerefteh)
      Any form. Subject: the spiritual impact of losing (or almost losing) a loved
      one. 48 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      16. THE ROBERT S. SERGEANT MEMEORIAL
      (In honor of Amber, Alyssa and Annika Jenkins
      remembering their teacher and poetry mentor.)
      Any form. Subject: Birds. 48 line limit.
      Award: $50

      17. JOE PENDLETON CAMPBEL NARRATIVE CONTEST
      (Sponsored by Paula Savoy)
      Narrative poem. Any form. Any subject. 64 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      18. JEAN H. DESMOND EKPHRASTIC POEM PRIZE
      (Sponsored by Paula Savoy and Peter Desmond)
      Any style. Note: an on-line link to the artwork, or a photo, or photocopy of
      the artwork is required. 64 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      19. VIBRANT VILANELE AWARD
      (Sponsored by Susan and Joe Metz)
      Traditional villanelle. Subject: lively celebration of being a poet.
      19 lines.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      20. COME OUT SWINGING PRIZE
      (Sponsored by H. Fairfax Conquest)
      Lyrics for a song. Any subject. Any rhythm.
      No musical score. 50 line limit.
      Awards: $125, $75, $50

      21. THE WILIAMSBURG POETRY GUILD AWARD
      (Sponsored by Philomene Hood)
      Subject: the prairie. Any form. 48 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      22. MARCO POLO TRAVEL POEM AWARD
      (Sponsored by Paula Savoy and Peter Desmond)
      Poem on any aspect of travel. Any form. 64 line limit.
      Award: $50, $30, $20

      23. RAYMOND LEVI HAISLIP MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by Otis L. Haislip, Jr.)
      Any form. Subject: celebrating technology. 48 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      24. MARIA DELIA MUÑOZ MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by Denise DeVries and Alvaro Ibañez)
      Any form, in Spanish or English.
      Subject: in honor of parents. 48 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20

      25. VIRGINIA CRADDOCK SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
      MOUNTAIN AWARD
      (Sponsored by Frank and Vincent Craddock)
      Subject: Life and/or culture of the Southwest Virginia Mountains.
      Any form. 64 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20.

      26. THE ANNE SPENCER MEMORIAL AWARD
      (Sponsored by: The Poetry Society of Virginia.)
      Subject: Overcoming adversity. Any form. 64 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20.

      27. THE SCOTT KIRKPATRICK MEMORIAL AWARD.
      (Sponsored by: Heart and Soul Alumni.)
      Subject: On the Importance of Writing. Free verse. 48 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20.

            POETRY SOCIETY OF VIRGINIA MEMBERS ONLY:

      28. EMMA GRAY TRIG MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by endowment)
      Lyric poem. Any subject. 64 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30 (Members Only)

      29. KARMA DEANE OGDEN MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by endowment)
      Any form. Any subject. 48 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30 (Members Only)

            VIRGINIA RESIDENTS ONLY:

      30. A POEM WITH A POINT OF VIEW
      (Sponsored by Angela Anselmo)
      Any form. Any subject that inspires the writer to express his or her strong
      or particular feelings. 48 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20 (Virginia Residents Only)

      31. LORETTA DUN HALL MEMORIAL
      (Sponsored by Phyllis Hall Haislip)
      Any form. Subject: family. 24 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20 (Virginia Residents Only)

      NEW CATEGORY
      32. Charlotte Wise Mauney Memorial
      This category is added to the 31 categories in the previously-published Adult
      Contest Brochure.
      Sponsored by endowment.*
      Any form. Subject: America’s Heritage or Culture. 64 line limit.
      Awards: $50, $30, $20 (Virginia Residents Only)

      * This category, a memorial to PSV member, the late Charlotte Wise Mauney, is
      sponsored by her children.



           RULES FOR 2008 CONTEST

      1. All entries except Category 24 must be in English, original, unpublished,
      and not scheduled for publication before April, 2008. Author retains
      copyright. Poems that have previously won a monetary award in a PSV contest are
      ineligible.

      2. Submit two copies of each poem. Both copies must have the category name
      and number on top left of page. Only one copy must have poet’s name, address,
      e-mail address if any, and phone number on top right of page, as well as
      membership status in the PSV.

      3. Only one poem per category. Any poem may be entered in only one category.

      4. Entries must be typed. Use white 8.5 x 11 inch paper.

      5. Entries will not be returned.

      6. Entries must be postmarked between Nov. 1, 2007, and Jan. 19, 2008, and
      must include entered poems and any fees required from non-members. Entries will
      NOT be accepted by e-mail, special delivery, certified, registered, FedEx or
      UPS. Entries which do not have a return address on the envelope will be
      discarded.

      7. Non-members entry fee: $3.00 per poem. Checks should be made out to: The
      Poetry Society of Virginia.

      8. Winning entries will be announced at the Society’s Awards meeting April
      19, 2008 in Richmond.

      9. If you wish to join the Society, you may send your separate dues check and
      application along with your entries to the Contest Chair. Do NOT send entries
      to the Membership Chair, or by e-mail.

      10. Send all entries in one envelope. Please write a single check to cover
      all entered contest categories. If you are joining the PSV, your separate dues
      check allows you to waive nonmember entry fees.

      11. For additional information e-mail: contest@....
      Do NOT e-mail contest entries.

      12. Winners’ names will be posted on the PSV website. If you do not want your
      name posted, write “Do Not Post” with your address.

      Deadline: January 19, 2008 (postmark)
      Edgar Allan Poe’s Birthday

      Mail entries to:

      PSV Adult Contest
      P.O. Box 35685
      Richmond, VA 23235




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    • crwropps@aol.com
      The Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Adult Contest 2009 Deadline: January 19, 2009 (postmark) Edgar Allan Poe’s Birthday Mail entries to: PSV Adult Contest
      Message 2 of 3 , Jan 12, 2009
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        The Poetry Society of Virginia
        Annual Adult Contest 2009

        Deadline: January 19, 2009 (postmark)
        Edgar Allan Poe’s Birthday

        Mail entries to:
        PSV Adult Contest
        P.O. Box 1019
        Lynchburg, VA 24505

        Contest entries can NOT be accepted by e-mail

        CONTEST CATEGORIES

        1. E DGAR ALLAN POE MEMORIAL
        (Sponsored by The Poetry Society of Virginia)
        Any form. Any subject. 48 line limit.
        Award: $100

        ENDOWED SPONSORSHIPS:

        2. SARAH LOCKWOOD MEMORIAL
        Any subject. Sonnet or traditional form.
        48 line limit. Award: $250

        3. BESS GRESHAM MEMORIAL
        Any form. Subject: gardens. 48 line limit.
        Awards: $50, $30, $20

        4. CARLETON DREWRY MEMORIAL
        (Sponsored by endowment and Edith White)
        Lyric or sonnet. Subject: mountains.
        48 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

        5. BRO DIE HERNDON MEMORIAL
        Any form. Subject: the sea. 48 line limit.
        Awards: $50, $30

        6. NANCY BYRD TURNER MEMORIAL
        Sonnet. Awards: $50, $30, $20

        7. JUDAH, SARAH, GRACE AND TO M
        MEMORIAL
        Any form. Subject: encouraging reflection on
        inter-ethnic relations. 48 line limit.
        Awards: $50, $30, $20

        8. CENIE H. MOON PRIZE
        (Sponsored by endowment and Edith White)
        Any form. Subject: a woman or women.
        48 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

        9. H ANDY ANDY PRIZE
        Limerick. Awards: $25, $15, $10

        10. ADA SANDERSON MEMORIAL
        Any form. Subject: nature. 48 line limit.
        Award: $100

        11. CH ARLOTTE WISE MEMORIAL
        Any form. Subject: America’s heritage or
        culture. 64 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

        INDIVIDUAL SPONSORSHIPS:

        12. J. FRANKLIN DEW AWARD
        (Sponsored by Annette
        Dew)
        Series of 3-4 haiku on a single theme.
        Awards: $50, $30, $20

        13. OLE FRED PRIZE HONORING FRED
        CHAPPELL
        (Sponsored by Grace Simpson)
        Any form. Any subject. 48 line limit.
        Awards: $50, $30, $20

        14. ALFRED GARY MEMORIAL
        (Sponsored by Claudia Gary)
        Iambic pentameter. Subject: historic event that
        occurred between 1925 and 1992. 48 line limit.
        Awards: $50, $30, $20

        15. LAURA DAY BOGS BOLLING MEMORIAL
        (Sponsored by children, Jim, Alma, Flora, & Glade)
        Any rhymed form. Poem written by an adult for
        school-age children, ages 10-12 years. 20 line
        limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

        16. MIRIAM RACHIMI MEMORIAL
        (Sponsored by Ben and Michal Mahgerefteh)
        Any form. Subject: the spiritual impact of losing
        (or almost losing) a loved one. 48 line limit.
        Awards: $50, $30, $20

        17. THE ROBERT S. SERGEANT MEMORIAL
        (Sponsored by Amber, Alyssa and Annika Jenkins
        in honor of their teacher and poetry mentor)
        Any form. Subject: Birds. 48 line limit.
        Award: $50

        18. JOE PENDLETON CAMPBELL NARRATIVE
        CONTEST
        (Sponsored by Paula Savoy)
        Narrative poem. Any form. Any subject.
        64 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

        19. VIBRANT VILLANELLE AWARD
        (Sponsored by Susan and Joe Metz)
        Traditional villanelle. Subject: lively celebration
        of being a poet. Awards: $50, $30, $20

        20. CO ME OUT SWINGING PRIZE
        (Sponsored by H. Fairfax Conquest)
        Lyrics for a song. Any subject. Any rhythm.
        No musical score. 50 line limit.
        Awards: $150, $100, $50

        21. MARCO POLO TRAVEL POEM AWARD
        (Sponsored by Peter H. Desmond, in honor of
        Jean Desmond)
        Any form. Poem
        about travel. 60 line limit.
        Awards: $50, $30, $20

        22. RAYMOND LEVI HAISLIP MEMORIAL
        (Sponsored by Otis L. Haislip, Jr.)
        Any form. Subject: celebrating technology.
        48 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

        23. E PIMENIO IBAÑEZ & MARIA DELIA MUÑOZ
        MEMORIAL
        (Sponsored by Denise DeVries and Alvaro Ibañez)
        Any form, in Spanish or English.
        Subject: in honor of parents. 48 line limit.
        Awards: $125, $75, $50

        24. VIRGINIA CRADDOCK SOUTHWEST
        VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN AWARD
        (Sponsored by Frank Craddock)
        Any form. Subject: life and/or culture of the
        Southwestern Virginia mountains. 64 line limit.
        Awards: $50, $30, $20.

        25. THE ANNE SPENCER MEMORIAL AWARD
        (Sponsored by The Poetry Society of Virginia)
        Any form. Subject: overcoming adversity.
        64 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20.

        26. YEHU DA HAYUT AWARD
        (Sponsored by Ben and Michal Mahgerefteh)
        Any form. Subject: “Finding God in the
        Ordinary” 50 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

        POETRY SOCIETY OF VIRGINIA MEMBERS ONLY:

        27. EMMA GRAY TRIG MEMORIAL
        (Sponsored by endowment and Jim Gaines)
        Lyric Poem. Any subject. 64 line limit.
        Awards: $50, $30, $20

        28. KARMA DEANE OGDEN MEMORIAL
        (Sponsored by endowment and Guy Terrell)
        Any form. Any subject. 48 line limit.
        Awards: $50, $30, $20

        VIRGINIA RESIDENTS ONLY:

        29. A POEM WITH A POINT OF VIEW
        (Sponsored by Angela Anselmo)
        Any form. Any subject that inspires the writer to
        express his or her strong or particular feelings.
        48 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

        30. LORETA DUN HALL MEMORIAL
        (Sponsored by Phyllis
        Hall Haislip)
        Any form. Subject: family. 24 line limit.
        Awards: $50, $30, $20

        RULES FOR 2009 CONTEST

        1. Entries not compliant will be disqualified. No exceptions.
        2. All entries except Category 23 must be in English, original, unpublished, and not scheduled for publication before April, 2009. Author retains copyright. Poems that have previously won a monetary award in a PSV contest are ineligible.
        3. Submit two copies of each poem. Both copies must have the category name and number on top left of page. Only one copy must have poet’s name, address, e-mail address if any, and phone number on top right of page, as well as membership status in the PSV. 
        4. Only one poem per category. Any poem may be entered in only one category.
        5. Entries must be typed. Use white 8.5 x 11 inch paper.
        6. Entries will not be returned.
        7. Entries must be postmarked between Nov. 1, 2008, and Jan. 19, 2009, and must include entered poems and any fees required from non-members. Entries will NOT be accepted by e-mail, special delivery, certified, registered, FedEx or UPS. Entries which do not have a return address on the envelope will be discarded.
        8. Non-members entry fee: $4.00 per poem. Checks should be made out to: The Poetry Society of Virginia.
        9. Winning entries will be announced at the Society’s Awards meeting April 18, 2009 in Richmond.
        10. If you wish to join the Society, you may send your separate dues check and application along with your entries to the Contest. Do NOT send conte
        st entries to the Membership Chair, or by e-mail.
        11. Send all entries in one envelope. Please write a single check to cover all entered contest categories. If you are joining the PSV, your separate dues check allows you to waive nonmember entry fees.
        12. Winners’ names will be posted on the PSV website. If you do not want your name posted, write “Do Not Post” with your address.

        Deadline: January 19, 2009 (postmark)
        Edgar Allan Poe’s Birthday
        Mail entries to:
        PSV Adult Contest
        P.O. Box 1019
        Lynchburg, VA 24505
        Contest entries can NOT be accepted by e-mail


        Our website www.PoetrySocietyOfVirginia.org, provides information about the Society and links to other websites of interest to members.=



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      • crwropps@aol.com
        The Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Adult Contest http://www.poetrysocietyofvirginia.org/sys-tmpl/adultcontest/ Deadline: January 19, 2010 (postmark) Edgar
        Message 3 of 3 , Dec 30, 2009
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          The Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Adult Contest
          http://www.poetrysocietyofvirginia.org/sys-tmpl/adultcontest/

          Deadline: January 19, 2010 (postmark)
          Edgar Allan Poe’s Birthday

          Mail entries to:
          PSV Adult Contest
          P.O. Box 341
          Montpelier, VA 23192-0341

          Contest entries can NOT be accepted by e-mail.


          RULES FOR 2010 CONTEST

          1. Entries not compliant will be disqualified. No
          exceptions.

          2. All entries except Category 23 must be in
          English, original, unpublished, and not
          scheduled for publication before April, 2010.
          Author retains copyright. Poems that have
          previously won a monetary award in a PSV
          contest are ineligible.

          3. Only one poem per category. Any poem may
          be entered in only one category.

          4. Submit two copies of each poem. Both copies
          must have the category name and number on
          top left of page. Only one copy must have
          poet’s name, address, e-mail address if any,
          and phone number on top right of page, as
          well as membership status in the PSV.

          5. Entries must be typed. Use white 8.5 x 11 inch
          paper.

          6. Entries will not be returned.

          7. Entries must be postmarked between Nov.1,
          2009, and Jan. 19, 2010, and must include
          entered poems and any fees required from
          non-members. Entries will NOT be accepted
          by e-mail, special delivery, certified, registered,
          FedEx or UPS. Entries which do not have a return
          address on the envelope will be discarded.

          8. Non-members entry fee: $4.00 per poem.
          Checks should be made out to: The Poetry
          Society of Virginia.

          9. Send all entries in one envelope. Please write a
          single check to cover all entered contest
          categories. If you are joining the PSV, your
          separate dues check allows you to waive nonmember
          entry fees.

          10. If you wish to join the Society, you may send
          your separate dues check and application
          along with your entries to the Contest. Do NOT
          send contest entries to the Membership Chair,
          or by e-mail.

          11. Winning entries will be announced at the
          Society’s Awards meeting April 17, 2010 in
          Richmond.

          12. Winners’ names will be posted on the PSV
          website. If you do not want your name posted,
          write “Do Not Post” with your address.

          CONTEST CATEGORY

          1. E DGAR ALLAN POE MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by The Poetry Society of Virginia)
          Any form. Any subject. 48 line limit.
          Award: $100

          ENDOWED SPONSORSHIPS:

          2. SARAH LOCKWOOD MEMORIAL
          Any subject. Sonnet or traditional lyric form.
          48 line limit. Award: $250

          3. BESS GRESHAM MEMORIAL
          Any form. Subject: gardens. 48 line limit.
          Awards: $50, $30, $20

          4. CARLETON DREWRY MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by endowment)
          Lyric or sonnet. Subject: mountains.
          48 line limit. Award: $50

          5. BRODIE HERNDON MEMORIAL
          Any form. Subject: the sea. 48 line limit.
          Awards: $50, $30

          6. NANCY BYRD TURNER MEMORIAL
          Sonnet. Any subject. Awards: $50, $30, $20

          7. JUDAH, SARAH, GRACE AND TOM
          MEMORIAL
          Any form. Subject: encouraging reflection on
          inter-ethnic relations. 48 line limit.
          Awards: $50, $30, $20

          8. CENIE H. MOON PRIZE
          (Sponsored by endowment and Patsy Anne
          Bickerstaff) Any form. Subject: a woman or
          women. 48 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

          9. HANDY ANDY PRIZE
          Limerick. Awards: $25, $15, $10

          10. ADA SANDERSON MEMORIAL
          Any form. Subject: nature. 48 line limit.
          Award: $100

          11. CH ARLOTTE WISE MEMORIAL
          Any form. Subject: America’s heritage or
          culture. 64 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

          INDIVIDUAL SPONSORSHIPS:

          12. J. FRANKLIN DEW AWARD
          (Sponsored by Annette Dew)
          Series of 3-4 haiku on a single theme.
          Awards: $50, $30, $20

          13. THE ADAGIO PRIZE
          (Sponsored by Judith Bragg & Helen Eano)
          Poem or song lyric in American blues tradition.
          Any form. 48 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

          14. ELIZABETH NEUWIRTH MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by Claudia Gary)
          Iambic pentameter. Subject: a specific work of art
          other than poetry (identify the work in title or
          poem, or in an epigraph.) 48 line limit.
          Awards: $50, $30, $20

          15. LAURA DAY BOGGS BOLLING MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by her children, Jim, Alma, Flora, &
          Glade) Any rhymed form. Poem written by an adult
          for school-age children, ages 10-12 years. 20 line
          limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

          16. MIRIAM RACHIMI MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by Ben and Michal Mahgerefteh)
          Any form. Subject: the spiritual impact of losing (or
          almost losing) a loved one. 48 line limit.
          Awards: $50, $30, $20

          17. THE ROBERT S. SERGEANT MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by Amber, Alyssa & Annika Jenkins
          in memory of their teacher and poetry mentor)
          Any form. Subject: Birds. 48 line limit.
          Award: $50

          18. JOE PENDLETON CAMPBELL MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by Paula Savoy)
          Narrative poem. Any form. Any subject.
          64 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

          19. VIBRANT VILLANELLE AWARD
          (Sponsored by Susan and Joe Metz)
          Traditional villanelle. Subject: lively celebration of
          being a poet. Awards: $50, $30, $20

          20. COME OUT SWINGING PRIZE
          (Sponsored by H. Fairfax Conquest)
          Lyrics for a song. Any subject. Any rhythm.
          No musical score. 50 line limit.
          Awards: $100, $75, $25

          21. MARCO POLO TRAVEL POEM AWARD
          (Sponsored by Peter H. Desmond, in honor of Jean
          H. Desmond.) Any form. Poem about travel. 60
          line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

          22. RAYMOND LEVI HAISLIP MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by Otis L. Haislip, Jr.)
          Any form. Subject: celebrating technology. 48 line
          limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

          23. EPIMENIO IBAÑEZ & MARIA DELIA MUÑOZ
          MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by Denise DeVries and Alvaro Ibañez)
          Any form, in Spanish or English. Subject: in honor
          of parents. 48 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

          24. CARLOS HUMBERTO IBAÑEZ ARIAS
          MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by Denise DeVries and Alvaro
          Ibañez) Any form. Subject: Love and
          forgiveness. 48 line limit. Award: $100

          25. FRANK CRADDOCK MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by Piedmont Literary Society-
          Lynchburg) Any form. Subject: Virginia life and
          culture. 64 line limit. Award: $100

          26. THE ANNE SPENCER MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by: The Poetry Society of Virginia)
          Any form. Subject: overcoming adversity. 64
          line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

          POETRY SOCIETY OF VIRGINIA MEMBERS ONLY:

          27. EMMA GRAY TRIGG MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by endowment and Edith White)
          Lyric Poem. Any subject. 64 line limit.
          Awards: $50, $30, $20

          28. KARMA DEANE OGDEN MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by endowment and Guy Terrell)
          Any form. Any subject. 48 line limit.
          Awards: $50, $30, $20

          VIRGINIA RESIDENTS ONLY:

          29. A POEM WITH A POINT OF VIEW
          (Sponsored by Angela Anselmo)
          Any form. Any subject that inspires the writer to
          express his or her strong or particular feelings.
          48 line limit. Awards: $50, $30, $20

          30. LORETTA DUNN HALL MEMORIAL
          (Sponsored by Phyllis Hall Haislip)
          Any form. Subject: family. 24 line limit.
          Awards: $50, $30, $20


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