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Neopoem Of The Week Contest Winner!

This week the Neopoem Group has selected the poem Off Ramps by Scribbler. Congratulations to Scribbler on such a fine write. Thanks to the group for selecting this week's winner.

https://www.neopoet.com/workshop/poems/ramps

Off Ramps

It's been so long I can't recall
anything but this highway
which I've shared with one and all
as time and life both slip away.

Just another traveler amongst the crowd.
kinfolk, friends and strangers too.
Rushing, passing, boisterous, loud
all in a hurry to get to.....

Neopoem Of The Week Winner!

This week the Neopoem Group has selected Flashes by Ifeanyichukwu Onwughalu. Congratulations to Ifeanyichukwu Onwughalu. To read and comment on this week's selection please visit:
https://www.neopoet.com/workshop/poems/flashes-0

Flashes
in midst of vicissitudes
you say
let bygones be bygones

how can this be
when one bygone has eloped
bagging along
his inadequacies
beyond boarders unknown
and the other lounged into a hole?

Neopoet Random Challenge Contest # 15

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

Objectives: If you so accept this challenge, all you have to do is choose one or more of the following topics and write one or more poems based on your choice or choices. Please make sure your poem or poems are between 12 to 32 lines. Certificates will be given to those that use the topic as their title.

Topics
1) My Mother
2) I was Lost
3) Rollercoaster ride
4) It's hard to breathe

https://www.neopoet.com/contest/neopoet-challenge-contest-15?fbclid=IwAR...

Neopoem Of The Week Contest Winner!

This week the poem Little Victories by Michael Anthony has been chosen as Neopoem Of The Week. Congratulations to Michael on such a fine write. Thank you to the members of the Neopoem Group.

Little Victories

Following up with my doctor
with an online message
…this is good, that’s still a problem…

Sharing all the little embarrassments
as we often must, with those
who’ve taken the Hippocratic oath

To Read the rest of this poem and leave comment click on the link below:
https://www.neopoet.com/workshop/poems/little-victories

May 2022 Contest Announcement!

"I like, Don't like" in alternating lines

Example: I like ice cream and cold drinks
.I hate hot stuff and heated food
.I like warm breezes and sunny beaches
.I hate cold winds and icy water

Alter egos are allowed and up to 8 entries are allowed. All Poems must be twenty four lines or less. In any poetic form
To learn about our Contests and Prizes please visit: https://www.neopoet.com/contest/program-description-and-guidelines
Contest Link:
https://www.neopoet.com/contest/i-i-dont

Neopoet Challenge # 14 Contest Winner

This month our challenge series turns into a contest. Scribbler has won this month's contest with his poem, CONNECTION LOST (voice mail from the grave) Congratulations To Scribbler on such a fine poem. This month also has an honorable mention to Anna Severchuk

CONNECTION LOST (voice mail from the grave)
Slowly walking along three and twenty creek
downstream from the old rice fields
feeling all my old bones creak
but I ignore their appeals.

Ahead are some old Indian mounds
where warriors lay at their last rest.
They recline there making no sounds
hearts long silent in their chests

The mixture produced visuals;
flashes of what used to be
how their lives were to them most usual.
I felt they were inside of me.

To Read the rest of this poem and leave a comment please click the link below:
https://www.neopoet.com/workshop/poems/connection-lost-voice-mail-grave

April 2022 Contest Winner!

Congratulations to Anna Severchuk for winning The April 2022 monthly contest. Her poem,
We need to believe (following Robert Frost) was chosen by an anonymous judge.

We need to believe (following Robert Frost)

https://www.neopoet.com/workshop/poems/we-need-believe-following-robert-...

we need to believe

we need to be brave
till we lay in the grave;
we need to be strong
when everything's wrong;
we need to believe
so we can live
as we are the kings
of our lives and dreams!
hey, can you hear?
the freedom is near!
so make your choice,
don't hide your voice!
come on, go ahead
but don't lose your head!

Neopoem Of The Week Contest

We are making our Neopoem of the week series into a contest! Every week each member will be eligible to win a one month premium. Poems must be submitted within the week the contest has commenced.

https://www.neopoet.com/contest/neopoem-week

Good Luck to all!

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