Category Archives: Poem of the Month 2013

December Poem of the Month contest winner!

I hope, as 2013 came to a close, that everyone reading this blog received a gift that he or she wanted. The theme for the December contest was to write about a gift, and I was so pleased, once again, … Continue reading

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November Poem of the Month contest winner, part 2

If you follow the Poem of the Month contest, you know that I’ve been having a hard time choosing winners because, in my opinion, the entries are getting better and better. I really appreciate everyone’s readership and willingness to take … Continue reading

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November Poem of the Month contest winner, part 1

The prompt for November was to write a poem with a refrain, or a repeating line. I received eight entries, and I know I always say this, but it was really hard to choose only one. So I didn’t. I … Continue reading

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December Poem of the Month contest

For December, the Poem of the Month prompt is: Write a poem about a gift. It doesn’t have to be holiday-oriented (though it certainly may), but could be about a favorite childhood present, or the “presence” of someone special in your life. … Continue reading

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October Poem of the Month contest winner!

After only a few entries the past two months, my big fear was that no one would send me poems about fears for the October prompt. But you did! I received five entries for this month’s contest, and they were … Continue reading

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November Poem of the Month contest

For November, the Poem of the Month prompt is: Write a poem using a refrain, a repeating line. The line can repeat one time, or twice, or often enough to form a pattern of repetition in the poem. You can also write … Continue reading

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September Poem of the Month contest winner!

This prompt might have been a dud. I mean, I love my job, but I don’t write poems about it. The prompts can always be interpreted in creative ways, but since I only received three entries for this month’s contest, … Continue reading

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October Poem of the Month contest

For October, the Poem of the Month prompt is: In honor of Halloween at the end of the month, write a poem about something you fear. Your poem can be about ghosts or monsters, or about public speaking or losing a loved … Continue reading

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August Poem of the Month contest winner!

I received 4 entries in response to the contest prompt for August, which was to write a food poem. My guess is, if you’re anything like me, you start writing about food, then have to pause for a snack. Thanks to … Continue reading

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