Poetry Marathon Anthology – Call for Submissions

Submissions to the 2019 Poetry Marathon Anthology are open now and will stay open through the 16th of July! Read our guidelines carefully before submitting. All submissions must include two poems, no more, no less. All submissions must be made via the email address – poetrymarathonsubmissions@gmail.com…

The Winners of the 24 Hour Poetry Marathon

Presenting the winners of the 24 Hour Poetry Marathon! Congratulations! (Note that this is a tentative list – if you find any errors, please let me know!) Hardika Sharma Cindy Albers Virginia Anne McMaster MelNeet Wendy Jones Angel Rosen Alicia Sophia earth2joy Laurie McKay willjxn…

The Winners of the 12 Hour Poetry Half Marathon

Presenting the winners of the 12 Hour Poetry Half Marathon! Congratulations! Also – Here’s the list of 24 Hour Poetry Marathon Winners. (Note that this is a tentative list – if you find any errors, please let me know!) Caitlin Thomson Jacob Jans Jennifer Faylor…

I Survived!

You made it! After the first Marathon was completed I came up with the phrase “I survived The Poetry Marathon.” It seems a lot more accurate than the word winning or even the word completing. Due to popular demand this year we made t-shirts with…

Congratulations Poetry Marathoners!

You did it! Congratulations! I am very impressed! You wrote 24 poems in 24 hours. This is an achievement that few poets ever accomplish. Although if you are a returning marathoner, some of you might be accomplishing it for the second or third time or…

Home Sweet Home

Home is where you drop your mask, forge your armored disguise Doesn’t mean they’re always wrong Sometimes you’ve got to be strong Even when it feels like the world’s falling down, You can still come around Different times and different places sometimes familiar, sometimes strangers…

Farewell Yellow Brick Road

The sun awakens giving way to the reality of a new day The path that led dreams to be real – Led fears to have breath has now past away The time passed through imagination have led to this moment to depart Walking along with…

Signal from Space

It’s the pinnacle, the ultimate moment The jukebox is playing all the hits We’ve left our troubles on the red planet Our pain and suffering is all but gone You and I have been numb for too long They could build a solid concrete wall…

PROMPT #24 Delicate Brutality.

Delicate Brutality You breathe purpose into this broken heart. Your love is healing it is in my blood. I can feel you in the air tonight. You shook me up electrified woke me up my restless heart beats only for you. Save me from this…

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