The 1st Poem of 2017 Poetry Contest

The 1st Poem of 2017 Poetry Contest
We want to read some of the first poems that you have written in 2017. Our judges will select a favorite and award that poem a $100.00 cash prize and a gold medal!
  • Poems can be any style, length, and genre.
  • You can submit as many poems as you would like.
  • Multiple submissions are strongly suggested.
  • Participation is strongly recommended.
  • Please share on your social media platforms.
  • Encourage others to enter and interact with other participants.
  • Entries must be submitted through realistic poetry dot com
  • Email submissions are NOT accepted.
There will be 2 trophies given away at the end of this contest, and that is the; Owners Choice Poetry Award and the Superior Participation Poetry Award.
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About the author


Bada Yusuf Amoo holds B.A in Literature in English from Obafemi Awolowo University, he is the publisher of thespeakingheart.com. He started the website in 2015, he has published both his works and other budding writers and poets on the website. He is a public commentators and his articles are on different websites.