Today is Your Day, Dad

Write a 20-24 line poem to celebrate Father's Day. Rhyme or free verse is acceptable/Keep it positive--G rated--suitable for children--no abuse/drugs etc.
If Father's Day isn't celebrated in your country (June19, 2022 this year),
then use this as a tribute to you father. All fathers, stepfathers are included as long as they are human

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently 45.00 member dollars. There are 9 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 90.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

Deadline: Contest is closed. Deadline was Sunday, June 19, 2022.

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Created by Jannypan (Jan)
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If a word count is not specified above there is no word count requirement. Recommended length is 5,000 words or less.

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Deadline: Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 11:59pm EST.

Contest Entries

Author Name Submission Status
Debi Pick Marquette Entered Daddy's Girl
Debi Pick Marquette Entered Daddy's Girl
Verna Cole Mitchell Entered Can You Hear Me, Dad?
pookietoo Entered My Dad
Boogienights Entered About Dad
Michael Cassar Entered Bright Eyes...Shining Light
C T Curtis Entered A Child Remembers
jake cosmos aller Entered Reflections on My Dad for Father
viking Position Reserved