Weekly Poetry Contest One Hundred and Eighty A bit more of an "open" theme this week. The Rules All entries must be on the set theme. Only one entry per member. No editing of entries once posted without my express permission (i.e. PM me and ask). Poems must be titled Entries must not have previously posted on the forums, and are not permitted to be posted for critique until AFTER the contest is completed. Any violation of these rules will result in disqualification of entries, and possibly infraction. The entry stage will be open for seven days, closing on Monday 30th January 2012 Monday 6th February 2012. The voting stage will begin immediately, and will be open for three days, ending on Thursday 2nd February 2012 Thursday 9th February 2012. And this week's theme is: (courtesy of ClusterChuck) Goodbyes The next (181st) contest's theme will be (courtesy of RusticOnion): Taboo, and it will be opened on Monday 30th January 2012 Monday 6th February 2012. Be imaginative, have fun, and get writing. Banzai PS: If you have any questions, please feel free to PM me. I don't bite (much).