The Christian Poets Society is sponsoring a free poetry contest, open to everyone. There are 50 prizes totaling $5,000, with a $1,000 grand prize for the winner.
Poems of 21 lines or less on any subject and in any style will be judged by the contest director Dr. Jerome Cousins. Send poem to: Free Poetry Contest, 106 Cambria Cir., Citrus Heights, CA 95621. Or enter at www.freecontest.com. The deadline for entering is Dec. 31, 2012.
Participants should include their name and address on the same page as their poem. For a winners' list, enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope. Winners will also be announced online.