Contest Topics 2020 - 2021

September 2020- Spoon River Poem (A Voice from the Grave).

October 2020 ~ Hair on End! (Something scary that happened to you or someone else, or a bad day at the beat salon or barber.)

November 2020 ~ Behind the Eight Ball (In trouble or in an awkward situation.)

December 2020 ~ Legacies
A Legacy is an inheritance handed down. It can be wealth, property, tradition, or heritage (good or bad). It is a gift or a curse handed down from one generation to another. It has other definitions such a software or hardware that has been greatly improved, but is difficult to replace because of its wide use.

January 2021 ~ Circle of Life
The Circle of Life is nature's way of taking and giving back life to earth. It represents the infinite nature of energy, meaning if something dies, it gives new life to another. For instance, as leaves fall and crumble they become nutrients for the soil to grow other things or to perpetuate the tree that shed the leaves.

February 2021 ~ Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder.

March 2021 ~  Gypsy in My Soul.

April 2021 ~ Seizing the Day (Taking advantage of the opportunities of the NOW.)

May 2021 ~ Spontaneous Combustion (Fire, anger, etc. Can be actual or metaphorical).

September 2021 ~ Stir Crazy (restless or frantic because of confinement or boring routine).

Contest Judges

September, 2020 ~ Birma Castle, Beaumont, TX

October, 2020 ~ Barbara Goerdell, Arlington, TX

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