Poetry Contest: The Minimalist.

The Minimalist. Results

Grand prize: DC$ 10

Contest Creator: TheProphetUntold

The rules were given as the following:

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The Tribe of Cain presents:
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The Minimalist.
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Overview:
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Use 22 words to formulate the best poetic work possible.
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Entry Criteria:
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Any format and any subject, in English of course.
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Your work must contain exactly 22 words. If, and, but, a, every word counts. Any works containing more or less than 22 words will be discarded immediately.
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22 shall be the number of counting of the words, no more, no less.
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***As always, darker subject matter will be favored.***
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Judging Criteria:
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The contest will be judged on a 25 point scale.
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Each entry will be judged by each of the Three (Ainsof,humanityimpaled and He Who Shall Not Bleed).
Those totals will be combined and averaged. The entry with the highest average score will be declared the winner.
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The 25 point system breaks down as follows:
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Poetic Element: 10 points
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(Poetic elements include: Metaphor, alliteration, rhyme, allegory...etc. The better you utilize these methods the better the score. )
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Meter: 5 points
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(The better and more smoothly the poem reads, the better the score.)
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Creative Merit: 10 points
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(The more your work shows relevance to the suggested theme the better the score, also the less cliche and less forced your work sounds, the better the score.)
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Remember, keep it short and keep it dark. Good luck.


Entries

Contest Entries for "The Minimalist."

Title Entered Award
Its but a formality...2010-07-13
I am not a Haiku2010-07-15
Dystopia2010-07-22Winner!
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