Tagged: poetry

Boston Review 2021 Writing Contests 0

2021 Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award

2021 Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award   Details of the Competition Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award founded in 1998, is one the most prestigious awards for young poets. The opportunity is open for any young person aged 11-17 to climb in their writing career. ever Since it was founded in, the Award has favoured the career...

Rattle poetry 0

2021 Rattle Poetry Prize Competition

2021 Rattle Poetry Prize Competition The Competition is organized by the Rattle Foundation. An independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the practice of poetry, and is not affiliated with any other organization. You may submit up to four poems per entry. Poems may be any length, any style, or any subject. Poems must be written in English (no...

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Queen Mary Wasafiri 2021 New Writing Prize

Queen Mary Wasafiri Writing Prize Competition Details The Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize is organized by Wasafiri, a quarterly British literary magazine that focuses on the following writing areas: FICTION LIFE WRITING POETRY CRITERIA The queen mary wasafiri competition is only open to the following sets of people who has not published a book-length work of fiction, life writing,...

judge me not 0

JUDGE ME NOT

Judge me not by the colors of my skin nor by the hollows in 206 bones left in me, judge me not by my accent nor by the scars left by the epithelial layers that surround my dermis, for I have walked the tightrope smiling next with bruises on my melanin face. Judge me not by my height nor by...

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DRAINED

Heart Ached by the narrow gleam, Butchered by the hustling beam, Yet in Obscurity, clarity is denied. A faithful path has gone astray, Shadow-less paths have Flared Away, Oasis seemed a place for the castaway. Survival wrecked out of the human sphere, Suicide clogged all with a furry stare. Oh! What a hurtful earth share. Armored with the hope of...

Beauty 0

BEAUTY IS UGLY

Beauty they said have drifted from the eyes of its beholder and now lies in the hands of the make-up artist. It is no more an object of identity, but a premium tag of a creative mind. It has surpassed its common representation of a person, it is now an art of making beauty out of ashes. Beauty baffled by...