A $1,000 grand prize is being offered in a poetry contest sponsored by Famous Poets with a total of 50 prizes, totaling more than $4,000. The deadline for entering is Oct. 27.
To enter, send one poem of 21 lines or less to Free Poetry Contest, PO Box 21, Talent, OR 97540. Applicants can also enter at www.famouspoets.com. There is no cost to enter. Be sure your name and address appears on the page with your poem. A winners’ list will be sent to all entrants.
“We are helping poetry, the Cinderella of the Arts, find her glass slipper. Send in a poem you are proud of and we will be honored to read it,” said Poetry Editor Lavender Aurora.