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Visual Poetry #masculinity

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Poetry Contest

Create a visual poem about masculinity in 2020.

This is our visual poetry monthly competition for February 2020. The winner, and any runners up, will get their poems featured on our official social media accounts.

Create a poem as an image.

This month's competition is to create a visual poem about masculinity. Ideas around sex and gender are always changing and evolving, so let's explore different perspectives on what masculinity means in 2020.

RULES
- 50 word limit
- Your image must include the full text of your poem
- Don't use photos or artwork which are copyrighted by someone else.
- Ensure the text of the poem is large enough, clear and readable even on small devices like mobile phones.
- You agree by entering to let us post your image on our various social media accounts (Instagram etc.). You will be credited by username in the caption.
- Max two entries per person.

HOW TO ENTER
- Create an image with your poem text. This can be plain, or you can include image(s) or a background. Be creative.
- If it's a new poem, then post it on DU using "submit poem". You will need to submit the text of the poem (you'll add the image afterwards).
- Once you have submit your poem, use the "Add Multimedia" button under your poem text to attach the image, selecting the "visual poem" option when submitting the image.
- Use the "Enter Competition" button on this thread, and select your visual poem.

NEED HELP MAKING AN IMAGE?
No problem, we have a group for that:
https://deepundergroundpoetry.com/groups/words-on-a-canvas/discussion/

Why social media? It's a great way to reach a broader audience and get new people interested in poetry.

CHECK OUT OUR PAST WINNERS
https://www.instagram.com/dupoetry/
https://www.facebook.com/pg/DUpoetry/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10155325416078665

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21st Century Superhero

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The Paradox of Modern Masculinity

The Paradox of Modern Masculinity
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Valeriya
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Masculine Feminine

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and, when a gender is in it's tenacious transcendence~

 and, when a gender is in it's tenacious transcendence~
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XtraordinarY

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Ahavati
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mas·cu·lin·i·ty

mas·cu·lin·i·ty
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Forces

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Modern Knight

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Cartridges & Seashells

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Sorry for the extraordinary delay in choosing winners. I loved all the unique takes on this topic. With much deliberation we have a DU visual poetry competition first, with a repeat winner from last time!

The winner is mas·cu·lin·i·ty by Ahavati.

and, when a gender is in it's tenacious transcendence~ by summultima (uma) is the runner up.

These poems will feature on:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DUPoetry
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DUpoetry/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dupoetry/

... and in our Words on a Canvas group https://deepundergroundpoetry.com/groups/words-on-a-canvas/discussion/

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