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.”

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.