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“Abandoned Places/Things” Voting Thread (1 Viewer)

Please vote for as many poems as you feel are deserving

  • May

    Votes: 1 7.7%
  • Spring Training

    Votes: 2 15.4%
  • In With The New

    Votes: 1 7.7%
  • This Child

    Votes: 4 30.8%
  • The Lane

    Votes: 2 15.4%
  • Ties That Blind

    Votes: 4 30.8%
  • Roots

    Votes: 3 23.1%
  • Derelict

    Votes: 3 23.1%
  • The Visitor

    Votes: 3 23.1%
  • By the Light of Lost Stars

    Votes: 2 15.4%

  • Total voters
  • Poll closed .

Chesters Daughter

WF Veterans
A reminder for all entrants: you are obligated to cast at least one vote in the poll. Failure to do so will result in your entry being disqualified.

Welcome one and all to the Poetry Challenge voting poll! Please read all of the entries, and then proceed to cast votes for as many pieces as you see fit, but please keep in mind that entrants may not vote for their own work. If you vote for yourself, your entry will be disqualified.

All entries are eligible to receive critique. Critique for entries posted on the public board should be posted in this thread. Critique for entries posted on the secure board must be posted in the secure critique thread which may be accessed HERE.

***Please be mindful of where your critique is being posted so that the first rights of entrants are not compromised.

I remind everyone that all critique, and responses to it, must be directed solely at the work. Any comments that veer into the personal will be promptly removed upon discovery and will result in appropriate moderation for the poster. No baiting, flaming, or trolling will be tolerated in this thread, or its partner on the secure board.

You have ten days to make your selections.

This poll will close on May 26th at 10:35AM EST.

Best of luck to all entrants!

Once this poll has closed, and the results have been officially revealed,you may post your entry on either of the Poetry boards for additional feedback.

Reminder: I will be revealing the names of our entrants once our winner has been announced.


Friends of WF
Narrowed it down to two this time, though four made my short list. I do like it when the topics / prompts are at least two words in length, as I feel it both tightens the focus and allows for more novel interpretations of the theme.

Chesters Daughter

WF Veterans
Welcome to the Great Reveal!

May by Candervalle

Spring Training by Chester’s Daughter

In With The New by andrewclunn

This Child by TuesdayEve

The Lane by Bloggsworth

Ties That Blind by Firemajic

Roots by Phil Istine

Derelict by ritudimrinautiyal

The Visitor by jenthepen

By the Light of Lost Stars by Darkkin

Phil Istine

WF Veterans
Quite a wide spread of votes this time. I'm not surprised, because I found selecting more difficult than usual.