Weekly Poetry Contest One Hundred and Fifty Nine Once again, the new contest is born! 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 six days, closing on Monday 1st August 2011 Monday 8th August 2011. The voting stage will begin immediately, and will be open for three days, ending on Thursday 4th August 2011 Thursday 11th August 2011. And this week's theme is: (courtesy of Kontrast) Man's Best Friend The next (160th) contest's theme will be: (courtesy of Jonathan22) The Idealistic Existence, and it will be opened on Monday 1st August 2011 Monday 8th August 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).