The Poetry Society of Tennessee
A member of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies

By: Blog Post | May 28, 2018

Any subject, Any rhymed and metered form, 30 lines max


Pete Harris, Sponsor and Judge


1st - The Eyes Have It, Barbara Blanks

2nd - Insomnia, Lori Goetz

3rd - Retirement Age, Ann Carolyn Cates

1HM - Frightful Curtains, Gail Denham

Category: Contests 

Tags: Monthly, April, 2018 

By: Blog Post | March 26, 2017

Criteria: Any subject. Any Form. 10-40 lines

Sponsor: Beverly Seaton


1st: Russell H. Strauss, Memphis, TN - "Mule Cart"

2nd: Pete Harris, Memphis, TN - "Love of Life"

3rd: Janice Hornburg, Johnson City, TN - "Last Maple"

1HM: Frances Cowden - Cordova, TN "The Spirit Speaks"

2HM: Sara Gipson, Scott, AR - "Finding Peace"

Category: Contests 

Tags: Contests, April, 2017 

By: Blog Post | February 27, 2017

March 4, 2017:

White Station Public Library

Regular Meeting

2:00 - 4:00 P.M.


April 1, 2017:

Colonial Park Methodist Church

Special Awards for Student Poetry Contests


May 6, 2017:

White Station Public Library

Regular Meeting

2:00 - 4:00 P.M.

Category: Meetings 

Tags: March, April, May, Meetings 

By: Blog Post | February 27, 2017

These contests are for members only. Please contact us to join!


March Contest: Double Tanka. Renewal. Sponsored by Lee Swart.


April Contest: Any form. Any subject. 10-40 lines. Sponsored by Beverly Seaton.


May Contest: Any form. Subject: The Beauty of Nature. Sponsored by Sarah Hull Gurley. 

Category: Contests 

Tags: Contests, Monthly, March, April, May