​Each week's Winner will receive a $100 cash prize, sent via PayPal to the user's registered e-mail address. Entry is free.
There may occasionally be one or more additional poems that receive an Honorary Mention. This will not be awarded every week, but when awarded, the poet(s) will receive a $10 cash prize, sent via PayPal to the user's registered e-mail address. All Winners and Honorary Mentions will be eligible to be included in future anthologies.
Any type of poem is welcome! Formal or informal, long or short, rhyme or free verse—we like all kinds of poems. Results will be announced within three days of the contest end and posted in the contest winners' forum. 
Each week's winner will be selected by Poetry Nook's editorial staff. 
1. Any length.
2. Any theme.
3. You must be a registered user of this site to post (registration is free).
4. By posting you certify that this is your own work, you hold the copyright, and you are granting us permission to publish it on our site and in a printed anthology.
5. Prior publication is fine, as long as you hold the rights to republish. Please credit the prior publication beneath the poem, in italics.
6. Posting on social media or other sites is encouraged. We actively follow user likes and insightful comments on the poems.
7. Non-English poems are welcome as long as you have an English translation beneath it.
8. Winners will be announced within three days of the contest end. For example, if the contest ends on Sunday, the winner will be announced by Wednesday.
9. Payments will be made only via Paypal, sent to your registered email address within one week after the winner is announced. The recipient is responsible for any Paypal fees. We will not send payment by any other method.
10. No feedback will be provided if your poem did not get chosen.
11. If your poem did not get chosen in a given week, you are welcome to resubmit it in a subsequent week.
12. Winners are welcome to enter subsequent contests with a different poem.
Thank you for participating! We look forward to reading your work. 

Monday, June 13, 2016 to Monday, June 20, 2016
Contest type: 
Poetry contest
Poem Namesort descending Submitted By Likes Comments
(Out)Sourcing Freedom Maya-An Illusion 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
A Freelance Writer's Lament: How to Find a Job-Job Terrie Leigh Relf 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Arise, Vallejo ericdovigi 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Attitude samanthafn82 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Cold Showers chrisconnolly 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Communicating by Submarine kurtnewton 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Dance, Forever Philip Elliott 1 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Dark Rains Here and There Bruce Boston 1 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Globes G. O. Clark 2 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Indirect Preferential Disrespect martyT13 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Jehova Fragment #16 Joseph J. Wood 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Jejunas coleymel555 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Keys MFC Feeley 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Letting Go greekmuse 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
loving rickjstassi 1 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
math lesson sburch 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Meetings Noah Page 1 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Metaphor Abhinavya Egala 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Necklace brian hanway 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Nothing is so Beautiful as Spring Jamie Nicol 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
O' Time Raj Uprety 4 3 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Prince Charming is a Douchebag joshbrown 2 1 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Sadness of Life Dibyendu De 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Safety Instructions for the Event of Seeing a Mysterious Man Through your Kitchen Window Gabe_Sklan 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Sanpaku Nation msleah 1 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Shutdown Marge Simon 1 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Supporting T(he)RUMP piscespoet 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
That Damn Barn Greenfizzy 1 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
The brightest of smiles sneha 1 2 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
The Horse Lord Mary Soon Lee 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
THE HUNGRY TEETH Mniko chacha 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
The Sweet, Sad Good-bye tbyrd6969 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
The World Blasts Everyday Fabiyas M V 2 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]
Tick-Tock Adina 0 [field_honorable_mention][field_winner]


Mniko chacha's picture
Thanks to all who read my poem in 83rd weekly poetry contest and made a tremendous likes and comments. Please Watch out my next poem but don't like it . . . . . oooh! I am joking friends . . . .because Jokes Never Kill! You are welcome to like and comment.


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sneha's picture
I am usually very shy about my poems and they never get to be seen by anyone other than myself but today i felt like just letting one of them out into the world hehe.. thank you for anyone bothering to read it Much love :)


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Fabiyas M V's picture
A big is contest nearing its end. 'Matured' and 'infant' poems - all are good to read. Best wishes to all poets, except frauds, in this contest. Special thanks to Poetry Nook and Frank Watson, who organize this contest with high spirit and great vision. Regards, Fab


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