Each week on Tuesday, five words are posted on this competition page, http://www.obheal.ie/blog/?page_id=2371 Entrants have one week to compose and submit poems that must include all five words.
At noon the following Tuesday, these words will no longer be eligible, and will be replaced with five new words. The competition will run until the end of January 2014.
A prize of €500 will be awarded to one winner, and he/she will be invited to read at Ó Bhéal’s seventh anniversary event, on the 14th of April, 2014 (a travel fee of €100 plus B&B accommodation will be provided for this). The shortlisted poems and winning entry will also be published in Five Words Vol VII – the next annual anthology of five word poems, launched at the same event.
Poems cannot exceed 50 lines in length (including line breaks), and must include all five words listed. There is no limit on the number of submissions, although each payment and submission will need to be made separately.
Deadline for entries: 12pm on Tuesday.
Entry Fee: €5 per entry.
Payment details and further submission details over at http://www.obheal.ie/blog/?page_id=2371