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January 2012 IBPC Submissions
« on: January 09, 2012, 05:27 AM »
January 2012 IBPC Poem Submissions
Interboard Poetry Competition

Please post your submission for the IBPC (Interboard Poetry Community) Competition. The IBPC is an international monthly poetry competition between many poetry boards/forums around the world. Submissions will be accepted until January 31 at 8 p.m. est

By submitting your poem here, you give your consent to follow all IBPC rules.

When entering be sure to check out the current judge Here to get a feel for the type of poems they like. It will help you to create this month's poem. About every 3 months the judges change. They are usually publishers and editors of literature magazines on and off line.

Limit One Poem Per Poet.

IBPC competition regulations allow the submission of only one poem per poet, per monthly competition. This means that if you have entered a poem elsewhere, you may not enter it, or a different poem, here.  It causes confusion, extra work for the judges, and can delay the winning announcement.

Why don't you submit your poem in the Poetic AX for a little tweaking and polishing?

Offline dublinsteve

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Re: January 2012 IBPC Submissions
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2012, 09:06 AM »
I hate to see nothing submitted!


Those kids who cut down the tree
do not see the bad they have done
splintering a heart that is older
than the lot of them combined

An acorn tumbled and sprouted
years ago putting this poor bastard
in the wrong place at the wrong time

It could have been a table or chair
a set of coasters with leather centers
a shelf, bookends, rafters or joists

Each swing of the ax sent chips
flying into the viscous world
like witch’s monkees in Oz
they fell in dumbfounded
silence to nourish the earth