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2018 Saving Lives with Poetry Contest
The 4th annual Saving Lives with Poetry Contest is now accepting entries!!!
We are happy to announce that the cash payout for this year is $400.00!!!
The winner will also win an awesome stellar trophy along with a one of a kind Freedom Medal! So, don't miss out! If you're a poet that loves to write meaningful poetry, this contest is for you!
The theme of this Saving Lives with Poetry Contest is: Drugs, Alcohol & Addiction
All poems under any of these themes are accepted.
There are no limits on how many poems you can submit.
Multiple poems are strongly suggested
The more poems you submit, the better your chances to win.
The more poems you submit, the better variety our judges have to choose from.
Entries are ONLY accepted through the Realistic Poetry website.
Do not send poems for contests through email.
Share this awesome poetry event with all of your friends and family on social media.
It's always a good thing to spread the word!
Poems can be any style, length, or genre that is appropriate for the theme.
Poems can be written in any language.
Poems can be previously published.
We will not publish your work nor require any rights to your work.
We will not republish or reprint your work, with the exception of and social media (for promotional purposes only).
If you win you'll have the option of having your poem published in Realistic Poetry International's latest magazine.
Winners are chosen at the end of 2018.
Receive your cash rewards on a preloaded debit card!!!
Did you know you can now receive your cash payouts through a Realistic Poetry International debit card? If you win a Realistic Poetry International contest of $100.00 or more, you will have the option of receiving your money on a preloaded debit card! We have tested this method on different individuals from around the world and it has worked very successfully. It is a safe and secure way to ensure everyone can receive cash awards from Realistic Poetry International. All cards will be sent with your reward package after the end of each judging for contests. It is your responsibility to ensure this is a suitable form of payment as it is only an option. Winners will still be able to receive their cash prize directly via PayPal. For qualifying individuals cash may still be sent directly. This is just another way in which we are attempting to advance the poetry community to better serve the people and poets.