Consumers can submit a poem to the Open Amateur Poetry Contest. 116 PRIZES TOTALING OVER $10,000 to be Awarded in this Free Contest. Over the past 15 years, we have awarded over $250,000 in cash and prizes to previously undiscovered poetic talent. Here’s your chance to share a message from your heart. Your poem can be on any subject, in any style. Winning poems will also be considered for publication.