2-Day Poem Contest 2013

The 2-Day Poem Contest challenges participants to write an original poem in 48 hours using all 10 words of our choosing. The 10 words for 2013 were neon, relish, scrubby, bob, gambit, rank, sententious, record, trapeze, and rococo. The contest runs annually in April.

First Place

Ella & Marilyn at the Mocambo

By Jenna Butler
Second Place


By Sile Englert
Third Place

Tyne & Wear Criminal Gallery, 1871-1873

By Medrie Purdham
Editor's Choice

Vegas, Baby

By Cristy Watson
Editor's Mom's Choice


By Danielle Kostrich
People's Choice

Lyme Regis

By Frances Boyle