Since 2002 Winning Writers, Inc. has sponsored the annual Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest, which awards a monetary prize of $1,000 to the first place winner of the funniest poem, $250 to a second-place winner, and $100 each to ten honorable mentions. Winning Writers also publishes the top 12 poems online at its website.
Poets in the United States and elsewhere can enter, as long as the poem is composed in English. Submit a poem, published or unpublished, of any length, one poem per entry, up to 250 lines total.
The judges are only accepting poetry that is humorous. Simultaneous submissions are okay.
Deadline: April 1, 2017. [ Enter the poetry contest ]