Why Write Poetry? For the Sheer Pleasure of it, of course! Poetry reaches us on some deeper level that we didn't even realize existed, until we wrote/read it in poetry form.
I once read "Poetry provides a deep insight into all forms of writing, which ripens eventually into an informed love of literature." Most people write for pleasure, Poets write to please themselves.
Do you have a poets eloquent way of expressing yourself? Well if you do, then we want to read it! As avid poetry lovers, we want your best, your worst, your incredible poems.
Here's a classic to get you started thinking, and one of my favorites
This contest will be open for 2 weeks
(2) submissions per person are allowed
Judging will begin immediately upon close of this contest
Winner announced within 3 days of the close of this contest
Best of luck to you all! Can't wait to see what you submit!