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Greetings, and welcome to Elftown's official Christmas Poetry Competition!

Contest Closed!


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Contest moderated by the Elftown Council

Please read the [#RULES] and the [#THEME] before entering!


Rules:

1. No plagiarism. works must be written and conceived of by Elftowners and posted here by the original author.

2. Old work allowed. Old works are allowed in this contest, provided they have not already been submitted to another official Elftown Contest and fit the theme. If your work has been submitted in an unofficial contest, then you are still free to enter it here.

3. Each member may submit two (2) entries.

4. Length: The poem should be fewer than 50 lines.

5. Subject matter: Works that depict graphic violence, pornography or other disturbing actions will not be accepted. Only works that fit the [#theme] will be allowed.

6. Vote-mongering: Asking people to vote for you is not allowed. You may ask people to vote in the poll in general, but not specifically for you.

7. Queries: If you wish to discuss something about how the contest is run, or the rules, then please use the official contest forum: <forum:Elftown contests>! If you wish to bring up a query about whether a certain entry fits the theme, please speak up before the entries make it to the polls. You can still speak up even after the contest is closed, as long as the polls have not yet gone up yet. Complaints received after the aforementioned will not be considered valid. However, if you wish to query whether an entry is stolen art or breaks any other rules, you may still bring this up after the poll has been made.

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Theme:


It's a Christmas competition! The theme is Christmas, duh!

Deadline:

Get your entries in by 13/01/14

Up to 2 poems will be picked out by Literature Judges from all those presented. Winners and participants will receive the following badges:

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Contest CLOSED!

To view this year's entries go to
Christmas Poetry 13, page 1


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History:
The previous years' submissions:
Christmas Writing Competitions

Go or return to:
- Elftown Christmas Competitions
 - Christmas Art Competition
 - Christmas Photography Competition

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2005-12-02 [NotetoSelf]: where do we go to post it?

2005-12-02 [shotokan_gal]: Christmas Poetry 05, Page 1 (in large letters just above ;) )

2005-12-03 [LunarWolf]: Christmas Xmas what ever comeon is it not all the same? Is it not a day of joy ? Mabby its all in my head just dreamed up as it goes or is it not that mabby its me or is it you? yes mabby it is you or me but who cares lets have fun . Love why is love there why do we beleve we are perfect we are not why should we hide behind the shild why a mask I may say but why be a pet ether why not? its not long its not to short well i hope it works . I won't be a swor sport. I do not care of mortal stuff i care only of self of steem and faith and mabby love or Christmas that is all and all that will be. { LunarWolf}

2005-12-03 [shotokan_gal]: If that is your entry [LunarWolf], firstly, you post it on the page I mentioned above, not in the comment box. Secondly, make sure it fits the theme.

2005-12-03 [silent screams and forgotten dreams]: I would write one...but I have no clue what kinds of presents different races would give eachother, let alone how to write about it...maybe next year there will be a theme I can write about...

2005-12-03 [Zab]: Just imagine ;P As far as I know they can give each other anything..;)

2005-12-15 [Danny Zuko]: when are they annoucning the winner?

2005-12-15 [shotokan_gal]: The competition isn't even over yet, give it a bit :P

2005-12-16 [Charybdis]: This contest is closed. Thank you all for entering! The winners will be announced sometime before Christmas.

2005-12-16 [RiddleRose]: Good Luck to all and to all a happy holiday season!!

2005-12-24 [~*Lonely Wanderer*~]: it's Christmas eve and I still don't know who the winners are..... i hope someone who deserves it gets it! good luck to all and Merry Christmas!

2005-12-25 [Ishje]: merry crhistmas from me too :)

2005-12-25 [~Acidelf3~]: does anyone know who the winners are?? cuz its christmas.. and it says before christmas... did they even pick yet???

2005-12-25 [~*Lonely Wanderer*~]: I don't think so but they removed a lot from the pages for not following the theme. I've been asking around....

2005-12-26 [Sunrose]: Alright, scroll down Mainstreet and you will find the 5 poetry winners on the Daily Poem-section! Congratulations to the winners! Merry Christmas to all! ^___^

2005-12-26 [NightTheOwl]: ok well at least I tried but oh well Congradulations to all

2005-12-26 [~*Lonely Wanderer*~]: yup congrats! ^_^

2005-12-27 [cobi]: thanks.

2005-12-27 [RiddleRose]: ooh, i love my pretty badge!!! congrats everybody!! you were all awesome!

2005-12-30 [iamthejester]: A bright new year to all! Congrats to the 5 winners! Thank you to all the 'poem workers also ;) including the badge giver [Lady Moon]

2005-12-30 [Sunrose]: [LadyMoon] ;)

2006-01-05 [babycheechee]: have do u got the badgets

2006-01-05 [Zab]: Do you mean 'how do you get the badges' or 'have you got the badges yet' ?

2006-01-05 [Ocean Soul]: Please make it be the second question for a change xP

2006-01-05 [Zab]: *grin* There still is a possibility..XD

2006-01-05 [Ocean Soul]: Small one >.>

2006-01-05 [Zab]: hehe..:P

2006-07-06 [marrymelegolas]: there is nothing to do here...what is there to do??

2006-07-06 [Zab]: This contest is closed, if you're looking for new contests to join, I suggest you to check Mainstreet.

2006-11-23 [Sunrose]: The contest is open for entries again ^_^

2006-11-27 [Dark Side of the Moon]: Oh, a recycled wiki page? How Scrooge-like! <img:img/mood/44166_1164144907.gif> Happy Holidays all!<img:img/mood/44166_1164145357.gif>

2006-11-27 [Ocean Soul]: x) I think it's good to recycle here.. that way everyone who's still watching gets a message immediately and will know the contest is open again ^__^

2006-11-27 [Dark Side of the Moon]: very true!

2006-12-09 [~Ninja Dark Kitty~]: hmm i wonder if i can write a poem for this.

2006-12-10 [Once upon a dream]: This is my first time doing any contest on elftown. ^^ I'm excited! Goodluck to everyone.

2006-12-11 [Ariandra]: Is prose acceptable for this contest?

2006-12-11 [Linderel]: Umm, no. This is the Christmas poetry contest, so I don't really see where that question spawned from.

2006-12-13 [babymama]: congrats for what

2006-12-13 [Sunrose]: Sorry?

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2006-12-17 [Papa Don't Preach]: when does it get judged??? :S

2006-12-17 [shotokan_gal]: Not until after the deadline.

2006-12-17 [Papa Don't Preach]: the deadlines next wed, is it?

2006-12-17 [shotokan_gal]: Yep. Then sometime after that, when the judging is complete, the winners will be posted on mainstreet.

2006-12-17 [Papa Don't Preach]: ok cool ^^; first time entering so i was a bitty confused. thanks for helping

2006-12-17 [Linderel]: Umm. I'll understand if it isn't allowed, but can collaborated poems be submitted? :3

2006-12-17 [Papa Don't Preach]: collaborated?

2006-12-17 [Sunrose]: Err I don't know :p

2006-12-17 [Linderel]: Who knows, then? :O

2006-12-17 [Papa Don't Preach]: what about poems which have been written in response to another, even if they have the required specifications?

2006-12-17 [Sunrose]: No one does :P

2006-12-17 [Papa Don't Preach]: anyone going to answer my q?

2006-12-17 [Linderel]: Sunnies, should there be done a some kind of decision, then, for future reference? :P
[Papa Don't Preach]: I don't see why not. You wrote it after all, right? As long as it goes with the theme, I don't think there's anything wrong with it being a response to another poem...

2006-12-17 [Sunrose]: I believe we said in the art contest that it is OK, as long as not everybody starts doing this :p

2006-12-17 [Linderel]: Mmmkays. :P

2006-12-18 [Papa Don't Preach]: ok, i did write it myself but i was just checking this was alowed, and it does go with the theme, thanks ^^;

2007-09-25 [GoneGone]: Wasn't the theme for last year's competition snow?

2007-12-05 [A.M.C]: Where do we send the poems to once we've done? :)

2007-12-05 [Linderel]: You put it on Christmas Poetry 07, page 1.

2007-12-06 [Aldalome]: Does it have to be a christmas carol, or is it allowed to be about elftwoners singing carols?

2007-12-06 [Lady of Lore]: it would be a carol that would be sung, so a carol about carols I think is alright because there are some christmas songs like that...

2007-12-07 [Lite]: Can you create a carol to the theme/tune of an already existant song and alter the lyrics?

2007-12-07 [Doormat]: I miss the days where there were no themes :P.

2007-12-07 [Linderel]: There's more challenge this way!

2007-12-07 [Lady of Lore]: It's better if you make up your own rather than parody an existing song.

2007-12-13 [Lite]: Whaddy'all think of my poem? If it isnt funny, I tried...

2007-12-26 [Aldalome]: Go to Mainstreet, news, and scroll down: the winning poems are in the Daily Poem slot, right above the featured member slot.

2007-12-26 [Misty Lady]: Congratulations and very well done to the winners...great poems and well deserved....luv Misty xx

2008-01-05 [~Ninja Dark Kitty~]: so who won?

2008-01-06 [Tickle Me Emo]: At the risk of sounding pushy, when do we get our badges? Normally I wouldn't ask, but seeing how the art and poems have already been removed from Mainstreet, I just wanted to make sure I wasn't missing out on anything...

2008-01-06 [Linderel]: It sometimes takes a while due to people being busy in real life. Don't worry, you'll get them. :P

2008-01-07 [Doormat]: Does the new page one wiki mean we can submit for next year's competition? 

2008-01-07 [Linderel]: Uh, no. It is merely readied for this year.

2008-12-03 [Ariel123]: Is there going to be a New Years' poetry competition? I think it would be fun!

2008-12-03 [Linderel]: Well, there is a New Years Day Festival - not official, per se, but you might still enjoy it. :)

2008-12-30 [Grandamelf]: I love my colored birdie, Thanks everyone!

2011-03-15 [Kaimee]: Congrats :D

2011-12-02 [FamousPanda]: Someone want to give me an idea for a theme for my poem?

2011-12-02 [Lord Josmar]: Christmas?

2011-12-02 [FamousPanda]: I think that's a little broad.

2011-12-02 [kians mummy]: Please fix the wiki as it says Contest CLOSED! yet you have done news about it

2011-12-02 [kians mummy]: Well it is coming up to christmas so here is a list

Elfs
Santa
The grinch
Raindeers
The sleigh
Christmas tree

2011-12-02 [iippo]: Oops, fixed, thanks :)

2011-12-02 [kians mummy]: I'll check the rest :)

2011-12-02 [kians mummy]: Christmas Poetry 11, page 1 not editable

2011-12-22 [JasmineNowa]: wheres the address

2011-12-22 [kians mummy]: What for?

2011-12-27 [iippo]: Extended deadline! Hurry hurry you have couple more days to enter! :D

2013-12-04 [iippo]: Sorry for delay in starting these, we are figuring out moderators.
The theme will be generic "Christmas" so you can start work on your entries already :)

2013-12-30 [Ravendust]: The 1st is almost here! If you're entering, finish up and get those entries in!

2014-01-12 [Ravendust]: Last day to get your entries in!

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