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.
"We love encouraging poets with cash prizes. We trust this contest will produce exciting results," he said.
Send poem to: Free Poetry Contest, 106 Cambria Circle, Citrus Heights, CA 95621 or enter the contest at www.freecontest.com. The deadline for entering is Dec. 31.
Include your name and address on the same page as your poem. For a winners' list, enclose a stamped return envelope. The results will also be posted online.