Send your submissions for new poetry contest


MustardRoots is now welcoming submissions for their inaugural “Words of My Soul” poetry contest.

The topic is “PERSPECTIVE.”

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The following are the rules and regulations for the contest:

  • The competition is free to enter and poems can be of any length
  • All poems should be original. Copyrighted names and images are now allowed
  • Poems entered should include a title page that lists the title of the poem and the full name and birthdate of the author
  • All ages are welcome and will be categorized accordingly
  • All entries must be received by midnight, Friday, Feb. 21
  • Winner will be announced no later than Wednesday, Feb. 26, will be featured in the Natchitoches Times and receive a cash prize
  • Individuals may enter no more than one poem, however it is strongly advised to concentrate and redraft your poems and send only a selection of your very best. Quality is more important and quantity.

To submit your poem, email, message MustardRoots Inc. on Facebook or schedule a drop off by calling (318) 231-1626.