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<img://elftown.com/img/photo/41118_1096465520.jpg>Rules:


1. All poetry contributed to this competition must be completely your own, if you are found out to have plagiarised any work you shall be banned from Preaching Poetry and reported to the guards.
2. Poetry must fit the current theme, if any poetry does not fit the theme it shall be removed. (Also feel free to recommend any future themes)
3. You may use a poem you have previously written though not a poem you have used for any other past Elftown Contest.
4. Please be respectful of others poetry, criticisms are allowed so long as they are constructive. I shall not stand for people insulting others work; if you get arrogant and cocky you will be warned.
5. Your poem must fit the format and contain no spelling or grammar mistakes. If you wish for your poem to be looked at before you post it, feel free to ask me or contact any of the other contestants. (Everyone is guilty of typo's so if you upload a poem with spelling errors I will kindly ask you to remedy it.)
6. Last but most important, have fun. At the end of the day it matters not if your poem wins, everyone shall receive a banner for taking part made by one of the bosses.




<img://elftown.com/img/photo/41118_1096465520.jpg>Judges/Bosses:


Bosses: [Rice] & [Nioniel].
The bosses shall select two to three poems depending on how many entries we have, we may also have guest judges if we feel we need more help on deciding a winner.




<img://elftown.com/img/photo/41118_1096465520.jpg>Information:


Poem must follow the format below:-

Poem Number. Poem Title
(Insert Poem here)
- Written by 'Username'.


Keeping to the format is not me being picky, it’s just so we keep the page clean and tidy. Also please make sure you separate your poem from everyone else’s with a single line. ('hr')
There is no limit to the amount of poems you can enter!
Now if you have any questions contact [Rice] or [Nioniel] and we shall get back to you and help you in anyway we can.




<img://elftown.com/img/photo/41118_1096465520.jpg>Rewards:


First place shall recieve a banner and have the pride of knowing they won. (Also they get the pick the theme for the next!)

Second/Third place shall have a banner made for them present on their house.

Everyone receives a banner for participating.




Current Contest:

Congratulations to our winners!



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FIRST PLACE[Roma]


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Joint SECOND PLACE [Linderel] and [Akayume]


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AND WELL DONE TO EVERYONE!






Theme: NONE.
Starts: CLOSED
Dead-Line: CLOSED.

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<img://elftown.com/img/photo/41118_1096465520.jpg>Past Winners :


2011
Winner: [Roma] - 'Another Loss'. (June 2011)
Second Place: [Linderel] - 'A Tragic Little Tale' - [Akayume] - 'Soul-Searching'. (June 2011)

2009
Winner: [ziddystardust] - 'Holy Innocence'. (November 2009)
Second Place: [W.L.] - 'Raised By Wolves'. (November 2009)




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2009-06-11 [Chimes]: Isn't Minuet a musical term? :D That's a great habit. Musical terms rock.

2009-06-11 [Rice]: I don't know I don't read or know musical terms...
Possible.
I tend to get into the trend of spelling things certain ways, or I type to fast.

2009-06-11 [Linderel]: Yep.

min⋅u⋅et
  /ˌmɪnyuˈɛt/ [min-yoo-et]
–noun
1. a slow, stately dance in triple meter, popular in the 17th and 18th centuries.
2. a piece of music for such a dance or in its rhythm.


I thought it was spelled 'menuet' but that's Finnish confusing me... here it's 'menuetti'.

2009-06-11 [Rice]: Wait a minuet...
Sounds catchy.

2009-06-11 [Nioniel]: woohoo! I won!

2009-06-11 [Rice]: 8D well done, it was a wonderful poem.

2009-06-11 [Nioniel]: Thank you! I honestly didn't expect to win, especially given how much shorter my poem is in comparison to everyone else's.

2009-06-11 [Nioniel]: So I get a picture too?

2009-06-11 [Rice]: I am just speaking to him now about it.
That was out last contests prize but hopefully I can convince him to do it again 8D

2009-06-11 [organicparadox]: no timmmmmmmme! otherwise i would. life got in the way of all my altruistic intentions:/

2009-06-11 [Rice]: Dont worry..I'll think of another prize 8)

2009-06-11 [Nioniel]: okey dokey!
:D

2009-06-13 [i'i]: when's the next contest going to be up?

2009-06-14 [dancingsheep]: Hey guys, I have a bit of an issue with my last post on here. Apparently, there's a bit of my text that I did not realize was actually lyrics to a song. I wrote the first piece and an English teacher of mine edited it and added in words. I actually used the first stanza in a paper, without citing it, because, I genuinely had no clue that it contained song lyrics. I'd like to say that I am very sorry! I had no idea, and now that I do, it shall be removed! Sorry, everyone!

2009-06-14 [Rice]: Don't worry about it, mistakes happen.
And as for the next contest, when I'm less busy 8/ so much work to do.

2009-06-14 [dancingsheep]: Goodness, thanks so much! I really felt terrible when it was brought to my attention. As for the busy feeling, I am there myself.

2009-06-15 [Nioniel]: W007! I'm a judge!

2009-06-16 [dancingsheep]: Is that in l33t? Lolz.

2009-06-16 [Nioniel]: hehe, yesh.

2009-06-16 [dancingsheep]: You just got ten points! XD

2009-06-16 [Nioniel]: Alright!
How many points do I need to be able to redeem them for goods?
lollerfest.

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