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Hey, all. 

 

Lately, I've been scrolling through poems on NMG, and loving everything, but finding the poems on equal rights for women, gun control, gay rights, racism and other topics that are important issues today truly inspiring. I want to read more poems from kids around my age. This might be a nice way to adress hot topics that we believe in and write poems about these issues, and in the end, have a collection of moving poems all from girls around the world, about important issues we all believe in. It is also a contest, so I will be judging the poems, but that's not the point of the discussion. If you don't want your poem to be a part of this, but don't want your poem to be judged, that's ok! The point is to feel inspired.

 

RULES

Must be tagged, "ihaveadream"

this is for organization. even if you're not entering the contest, the poems will all be in one place.

If entering contest, tag (as well as "ihaveadream) "ibelieve"

Must be about an important issue today, not about how pineapple should be on pizza

Put a "heavy topic" warning on your poem if needed

Deadline for contest is August 4th

EDIT: You can write more than one poem.

EDIT #2: Only up to five poems please.

Edit #3 (xD): You can only enter five poems for the contest, but you can write however many you want just for the sake of it.

 

Quick reminder that this isn't meant to be stressful. Just supposed to be a way for us to have a collection of poems on issues today. 

 

Can't wait to see your entries, contest or not!

 

 

PARTICIPANTS

jeanie the crossaint/Gemmalife is short

Graciabatta/Grace:

StellaTheScone/StellaSing Your Song

Solene:

Siridough/Siri:

Tessa Rye Pride/Tessa:

SoophTwo

LilyY. O. L. O - A Poem

Eva The Bread Lover!/EvaMen and Women, // Nobody Else, // What About the Animals?, // The Birds (A Haiku), // I Have a Dream, I Believe,

Caroline, Lover of Bread:

Julia:

Emstar/EmilyThe Chain of Life

Annie: They were together

 

 

 

 

CONTESTANTS

Tessa Rye Pride/Tessa:

Graciabatta/Grace:

Solene:

Siridough/Siri:

soph a loaf the demigirl demigod/SophieTwo

LilyY. O. L. O - A Poem

Eva The Bread Lover!Men and Women, // Nobody Else, // What About the Animals?, // The Birds (A Haiku), // I Have a Dream, I Believe

StellaTheScone/StellaSing Your Song

Julia:

Annie: They were together

 

 

 

 

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  • Everybody's poems were amazing, and I loved reading them, but I picked out a chosen few to be the winners. Thank you all SO MUCH for participating, contest or not! :D

    Runner up goes to.....Lily! Y.O.L.O is really good, and I especially like the ending.

    Third place goes to.....Annie! They were together was awesome and I really like the rhythm. I completely agree with the theme!

    Second place goes to.....Soph! I REALLY liked Two. I liked how simple it is, and the one worded style. I was VERY close to awarding your poem first place. Thank you for entering!

    And y'all know what this means......first place goes to.....STELLA! YAY! *confetti rains down* I am moved by your poem Stella. The bold words at the end make me feel super empowered. Your poetry in general is amazing! Congratulations on winning first place!


    Thank you so much for all who entered!
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    http://www.nmgmembers.com/poetry/the-chain-of-life?edited=1
    The Chain of Life
    When someone says life, you think of family. You think of dreams, of love, of freedom. The chain connects us all. From family to friend. Poor to rich…
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