About this challenge
Write a poem about something rare.
In order for your submission to qualify, it must be:
- Under 2,000 words
- Submitted to the Poets community
*All forms of poetry are accepted. There is no minimum word count.*
- Grand Prize: $1,000
- Second Place: $250
- 10 Runners-Up: $25
How to enter
For your poem to be eligible, it should be under 2,000 words, submitted to the Poets Community, and adhere to our Community Guidelines. Poems published on Vocal and entered into the contest up until February 9, 2023, at 11:59 PM ET will be entered for consideration. Official Rules for the Challenge can be found here.
The Uncommon Poetry Challenge is exclusive to Vocal+ members. To learn more and upgrade to Vocal+ visit https://vocal.media/vocal-plus.
To be eligible to win the grand prize, second place, or runners-up prizes, you must be over the age of 13 and residing in a country where Stripe is available at the time of entry. A complete list of countries where Stripe is available can be found here—winners will need to have a Stripe account created and connected in order to receive the prizes. For this reason, entrants located outside of any of these countries will not be eligible to win.
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