A grand prize is offered to the winner of a free contest sponsored by the Famous Poets. There are a total of 50 prizes, totaling more than $4,000, in cash and book prizes.
Poems of 21 lines or fewer, on any subject and in any style, will be judged by the contest director, Lavender Aurora. Entries must be received by Aug. 31, and may be submitted by mail to: Free Poetry Contest, P.O. Box 21, Talent, Ore. 97540; or entered online at www.famouspoets.com
Mailed entries should include names and addresses, on the same page as the poem, which should be typed or neatly written. A winnersí list will be sent to all entrants.