Rules of Entry
Chicago Soul Poem rules:

  1. WRITE A SOLOEM. Follow the guidelines of the soloem form. ONLY poems in the SOLOEM form will be considered.
  2. Agree to rules of engagement.
  3. FILL OUT RELEASE FORM.
  4. SUBMIT A WORD or PDF FILE of the poem, along with a VIDEO that should not exceed 1.5 MINUTE IN LENGTH. Written and video should begin with NAME, AGE, NEIGHBORHHOD AND ZIP CODE. The file written and video file name should be FIRST & MIDDLE INITIAL chisoulpoem title and time sent. Ex. ARYOUNG chisoulpoem THE STARS OF ENGLEWOOD 837pm
  5. YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE IF THE POEM HAS BEEN SELECTED WITH FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS. Selected poets may be invited to present poems via media outlets and local publications.



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