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Dealing With Grief Or A Lost Love

Start/end date: 
Monday, January 3, 2022 to Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Contest description: 

Description: Write a poem about the loss of a loved one or friend or a lost love.

Objectives: poems must contain two to four stanzas, rhyming or free verse

Prize: The winner receives a three-month premium membership and a 25 dollar gift certificate to amazon.com. If the winner already has an existing premium account with Neopoet then they will receive a 35 dollar Amazon gift card. There are also Neopoet products that can be substituted for the cash such as a Neopoet t-shirt, Neopoet mug and Neopoet Tote Bag. Winner of this contest will be eligible to compete for the Neopoet Yearly Contest.

Winning entry: 
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