Spoken Word Poetry Contest | The KARMA ANIMAL Poetry Award

Find out who made the short list, and won, for the Karma Animal Spoken Word Contest

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Spoken Word Poetry Contest

Short List



Empty Gestured, Venom Threaded by Erin Biglia

 The Cat by Alexia Dickson

 My Oasis, My Love by Amber Fernie (Winner!)

 The Wheel by Alistair Robinson

 Doldrums by Rachel Calleja




This was our second performance poetry award.


Poetry Prompt

Write and perform a poem that deals with themes of karma, giving what you get, circle of life and death.

Annnndddd…. Include an animal of your choosing (could be more than one) in the poem.


The KARMA ANIMAL Poetry Award

Announced: Jan 30 2014

Deadline: Feb 26 2014

Shortlist: Feb 27 – March 5 2014

Winner Announced: March 6 2014

Length of Poem: 5 minute maximum on performance time. (Can be a minute or less if you like. No minimum requirement).

Prize:   $150 First prize, $50 People’s Choice, all short list eligible for July Invitational

Eligibility: Everyone






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