Enter to Win (No contest available at the moment, check back for updates)

  • All poems must be 25 lines or less.

  • Entry fee is $0. You can send up to three entries.

  • All entries must be submitted in the body of the email. No picture attachments.

  • The best poem and two other favorite poems will be posted on our site and on Facebook.

  • Email poems to paperheartbook@gmail.com. If sending more than one poem, send all in one email.

Poems are judged based on:

  1. Authenticity

  2. Vividness

  3. Creativity

  4. Unconventional/Distinctive Language

  5. Style

  6. Form



Best Love Poem February 2020

First Place Winner: "True Love" by Kevin Vincent Ryan

Second Place Honorable Mention: "Deep Dive" by Ashley Cain

Third Place Honorable Mention: "Rest Within The Open" by Bleu Wenzel


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"I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean." ~SOCRATES