Welcome to the 30 Words or Less Challenge! ! In this challenge you will be asked to write a poem in 30 WORDS OR LESS!---NO MORE THAN 30 ARE ALLOWED AND TITLES DO NOT COUNT!
STRUCTURED FORMS SUCH AS TANKA, HAIKU, ETC...(OR ANY FORM THAT LIMITS EITHER SYLLABLES, WORD COUNT, LINE COUNT ) ARE NOT ALLOWED AND WILL BE REMOVED WITHOUT NOTICE IF SUBMITTED INTO THE CHALLENGE. Forms that ONLY affect rhyme schemes are allowed however as long as word count in not affected. Poems may or may not rhyme.. and can be happy, sad, inspirational, or whatever but cannot be in a form as described above. Titles are not included in word count but each entry must have a title! No theme or phrase will be given.
Starlite posting criteria still apply as far as content goes, however. Any post that is deemed to be sexually explicit, violent, derogatory, or otherwise does not comply with general posting criteria will be removed. As you can see the possibilities can be endless. Let's see what you can come up with. Old or new poems are allowed but older poems are not allowed that have been previously posted in a challenge!
ONLY ONE ENTRY PER POET! THIS DOES NOT MEAN PEN NAME... IT MEANS POET! IF YOU SUBMIT A COLLABORATION, YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ENTER ANOTHER POEM IN THAT CURRENT CHALLENGE, NO MATTER WHO POSTED THE COLLABORATION. NOR CAN YOU ENTER ANOTHER POEM USING ANOTHER PEN NAME.
So come on everyone! Let's have fun in brevity!! If you wish to add a note or quote please do so AFTER the poem and denote it as not part of the poem.
This challenge ends at the time and date shown above or upon reaching 15 entries.
All poems entered must be open for all to view! . If your poem is hidden it will be removed without notice. Also Starlite posting criteria apply. Read these under 'Challenge Policies' or on the poem submission page. NON-COMPLIANCE TO CHALLENGE RULES OR STARLITE POSTING CRITERIA COULD MEAN REMOVAL FROM CHALLENGE WITHOUT NOTICE.