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September 2023 Challenge Meeting the grim reaper

Start/end date: 
Friday, September 1, 2023 to Saturday, September 30, 2023
Contest description: 

Neopoet.com wants to challenge you to write poetry about this month's topic that is provided below.


Topic: Meeting the grim reaper

Date Due:  September 30th 12 PM Eastern Time

Objective:  Write a poem about the topic above

Guidelines: The title is left to your creativity.

                      Poems may be any type but must be thirty-two lines or less.

                      One poem per member.

 Prizes: One month Premium, Recognition on your profile and published in our anthology.


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