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AUGUST POETRY CONTEST

Contest Opens:        Monday August 1, 2016
Contest Closes:       Wednesday August 31, 2016 
Entry Fee:                 Nada
Genre:                       Poetry

POETRY CONTEST OPEN JUST FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST!


PRIZES
First Place  $25.00
Second Place $15.00
Third Place $10.00

There may also be one or more winner selected for the Editor's Choice Award and one or more winner may be selected as an Honorable Mention

All first place winners are eligible to win the annual Edward Lytton - Bulwar Award, awarded in May of each year.

CONTEST GUIDELINES AND SUBMISSIONS

Contestants will be challenged with DEFENDING SUMMER'S LEAVE

Why does Summer leave every year?  Even in our sunniest states, summer has a wax and wane period....why?

For this contest, you'll be asked to submit a poem that best defends WHY summer leaves each year to be replaced with automal days and nights.  Why can't summer stay forever?  Where does she go?  Why does she bother to come back?

Word count is 300 words or less.