It's National Poetry Month and Earth Day is coming Monday (April 22). The Blot Collective is holding an Earth Day themed poetry contest. Here are the details.

From the Blot Collective Facebook event page:

In honor of Earth Day we are hosting a poetry contest!

The winner of our poetry contest will have a copy of their poem displayed in the advertising space of each one of our Sioux Area Metro buses!

The rules will be as follows:
-the subject of the poem is to be about riding the bus, or some form of traveling green
-the poem must be an original piece
-the poem may be written in any poetic style (ie prose, haiku, anagram, etc.) Have fun with it!
-the poem must fall between 3 - 10 lines, including stanza breaks
-the poem needs to be family friendly (no graphic images, profane language, etc)
-please do not double space
-the poem title will count as a line

submissions can be made to theblotcollective@gmail.com

please use Earth Day for the subject of the email

please make sure to include the authors name and contact info

the poems will be judged by Sion and Shelly and a winner announced via Facebook April 22nd!

What a creative way to celebrate both holidays.

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