Poetic Soul Slam Off Contest

Greetings Bloggers and Followers,
Please take note Poetic Soul Slam Off is in full effect! Feel free to send this link to those you know and believe are great writers of poetry. You are also invited to participate. I am looking forward to reading amazing poetry. If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to inquire. All poems entered will be deleted once the contest closes. No reproduction of them will take place as this violates your rights! As a published author, I would never allow such a travesty.

Thank you for your time.

Poetically,
DD Wright

1) Word Play/Creativity – uses parts of figurative speech to convey the central idea of the poem
2) Delivery – the strength of the voice in the poem, can you “hear” the passion as you read?
3) Content – is the poem cohesive? Does it come together or remain together?
4) Mechanics – apply CUPS (capitalization usage punctuation spelling)

Rules:
$5 per entry, no maximum amount of entries. All funds raised to support Poetic Soul. Entry fees to be made to ddpoetry@gmail.com at PayPal.com.
50 line maximum per poem.
No profanity.
All original poems.
MUST EMAL ENTRIES to PoeticSoulTalkShow@gmail.com AFTER PAYMENT IS MADE OTHERWISE ENTRY WILL BE DELETED.
Contest deadline: Friday August 8th at 11:59 pm.

ALL CONTESTANTS WILL BE ABLE TO READ OR SLAM THEIR ENTRIES ON A SPECIAL EDITION OF POETIC SOUL ENTITLED POETIC SOUL SLAM OFF ON MONDAY AUGUST 11th at 9PM EST.
Winner to be announced and interviewed on POETIC SOUL TALK SHOW Thursday August 14th at 9PM EST
(WInner determined by panel of 4 judges based on 4 categories above.)

PRIZES:
An autographed copy of Poetry 2Life: Youth. Struggle. Love. by DD Wright
A Starbucks gift card
A Bath & Body Candle
A “treat” (surprise worth $5)
(Tangible items value $30)
Updates as to your social networks on FB, Instagram & wordpress blog
Guest on the show to promote work &/or business (with a link to include for future promotions)

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