National Poetry Month Contest Winners!

This year for National Poetry Month, the Academy of American Poets celebrated the role of correspondence in poets’ lives and work, and we here at Figment did the same! Inspired by National Poetry Month, we challenge you to write a poem in the form of a letter. You wrote some fantastic poems and Figment editors read each and every one. We are pleased to announce the winners!

Check out the winners and congratulate your fellow poetic Figs!

Grand Prize

Awesome job, Kelly! You will receive a Moleskine notebook, a copy of Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke, and a custom-created print with a line from your winning poem, from the DomesticNotions etsy shop.

Second Prize

Good work, Stefan! You will receive a Moleskine notebook and a print with a quote from “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” by T.S. Eliot, from the LennahPress esty shop.

Third Prize

Nice one, L! You will receive a Moleskine notebook and a print with a quote from “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” by T.S. Eliot, from the LennahPress esty shop.

 

3 thoughts on “National Poetry Month Contest Winners!

  1. Beautiful beautiful poems, perhaps the beauty was in the vagueness? Beautiful things tend to do that.

    But still, I feel like the poem I read isn’t the same poem everyone else read.

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