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Valentine Poetry Competition

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

Open for 2014!


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Contest Moderator: [Flisky]

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 and deadline


What will we be expecting?
The theme is: Valentine's Day

DEADLINE: 2014-15-02

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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Valentine Poetry 14, Page 1


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History:
The previous years' submissions:
Valentine Writing Competitions

Go or return to:
- Valentine Poetry 12, Page 1
- Valentine Art Competition
- Valentine Photography Competition
- Elftown Valentine Competitions
- Festivals
- Competitions

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2009-02-14 [Linderel]: Well, yes, they are posted in the news item, but the actual poems will be put on the Daily Poem slot. ;3

2009-02-14 [Rice]: I've read all the winners.
And I LOVE your poem XD when I was reading it I though 'This better have won'.
Same with [Chimes]'s secound poem.

2009-02-14 [Linderel]: Heh, thanks.

2009-02-16 [FutureGrave]: Yea, I finally got sleep and I hope you did too. Also congratz to the winners. ^-^

2012-01-30 [kians mummy]: Up to (number) poems will be picked out by Literature Judges from all those presented. Winners and participants will receive the following badges:


The thing marked in bold needs to be changed.

2012-01-30 [Akayume]: I think at this point it's subjective. If we only get five poems then obviously only one will be chosen, but if we get forty we'll probably end up picking two winners, let's say. (:

2012-01-30 [kians mummy]: Ok then hun, no worries. just trying to get everything up to date everywhere I go. :)

2012-01-30 [SilverFire]: ''up to" leaves that option open anyway. I doubt we'd fet enough entries to have more than two winners, so it's probably safe to write 'two' there.

2012-01-30 [kians mummy]: Yeah

2013-02-09 [MyAlterEgo]: Is that deadline correct? August 8th?

2013-02-09 [Flisky]: Backwards again. March 8th.

2013-11-14 [Mukki Tadi]: lol.... almost a year late to announce the winner xDDDD

2013-11-14 [Flisky]: That's just how we roll.

2013-11-15 [Mukki Tadi]: lol <3

2013-11-15 [Paul Doyle]: With that in mind, can we open Halloween 2014 contests almost a year ahead of time? (Just to provide a sense of balance. Or something. :3)

2013-11-15 [Teufelsweib]: to provide balance we should open Halloween 2014 contests in 2015, stay with the flow.

2013-11-15 [Paul Doyle]: Silly me. So maybe we ought to start the 2013 Halloween costume contest right about now---just to be better attuned to The Flow?

2013-11-15 [Mukki Tadi]: lol

2013-11-16 [Lakayana]: But why the delay?

2013-11-19 [Paul Doyle]: The delay might have been caused by lots of sleep-inducing poppy fields that have been overgrowing Elftown these past few years?

2013-11-30 [Lakayana]: ouch!

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