Weekly Poetry Contest One Hundred and Thirty Six While you're getting used to 2011, why not have a go at our second poetry contest of the year? 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 Poems must be at least seven lines in length. 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 six days, closing on Monday 17th January 2011 Monday 24th January 2011. The voting stage will begin immediately, and will be open for three days, ending on Thursday 20th January 2011 Thursday 27th January 2011. And this week's theme is: Rebirth I leave interpretation of the theme up to you, the writer. The next (137th) contest's theme will be: Narrative Poems, and it will be opened on 17th January 2011 Monday 25th January 2011. 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).