MEDFORD, Ore. - A $1,000 prize is being offered to the last poet standing in a free contest sponsored by the Celestial Arts Society. There are 50 prizes all totaling $5,000.
Poems of 21 lines or fewer on any subject and in any style will be judged by the contest director Dr. James Camerson.
"I encourage poets to send in the poem they're most proud of," he said. "I know this contest will produce exciting discoveries."
Entries must be received by July 31 and may be submitted online at www.frecontest.com or by mail to Free Poetry Contest, P.O. Box 761, Medford, Oregon 97501. Those sending entries should include their name and address on the same page as the poem. A winners list will be sent to all entrants.