to Members of The Ontario Poetry Society Only
The Much Ado About Peculiar Poetry Contest
Open to Members of The Ontario Poetry Society
$50 - 2nd Prize: $25 - 3rd Prize $15
and 2 Honourable Mention Awards of $10 each
Plus each winning poem to receive a fancy certificate
and all winning poems to be published in Verse Afire
Poems to be about inner fears, emotions, past lives or experiences,
poems which delve
into the supernatural, ghost poems, poems which divulge ugly secrets
(not necessarily those of the author) and black humour poems.
All styles welcome. Max. length per poem is 36 lines and the spaces
between the stanzas count as lines.
Poems may be previously published, but no previous contest winning poems.
No author ID to be anywhere on the same page as the poem.
Include a cover page with author's name, address, telephone # and
e-mail (if possible) and poem titles OR first lines of the poem only
if no title.
1 book of 10 regular Canadian non-cancelled postage stamps for up to
Additional poems 2 non-cancelled postage stamps each.
There is no limit to the number of submissions.
Deadline Extended > November
30th, 2012 Postmark Date
The Ontario Poetry Society
#710 - 65 Spring Garden Ave.,
Toronto, Ont. M2N 6H5
Judge is Bernice Lever
Winners will be announced on TOPS website, Facebook, and in Verse Afire.