<h5>Famous Poets announces that $5,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded this year to amateur poets. Poets, especially beginners, are encouraged to enter for their chance to win.<\/h5>\r\n[caption id="attachment_3802" align="alignleft" width="150"]<a href="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2014\/01\/pixabay\/0\/poet_1391089108.jpg"><img class="size-thumbnail wp-image-3802" alt="famous poets Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe," src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2014\/01\/pixabay\/0\/poet_1391089108-150x150.jpg" width="150" height="150" \/><\/a> Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe<br \/>image courtesy of WikiImages \/ <a href="http:\/\/pixabay.com\/p-63161\/">Pixabay<\/a>[\/caption]\r\n\r\nTo enter send one poem of 21 lines or less: Free Poetry Contest, P.O. Box 21, Talent, OR 97540. Or enter on-line at <a href="http:\/\/www.famouspoets.com" target="_blank">www.famouspoets.com<\/a>. A winner\u2019s list will be sent to all entrants. The deadline for entering is Mar. 1.\r\n\r\n\u201cAny poet, whether published or not, can be a winner,\u201d says Executive Director Mark Schramm. \u201cWhen people learn about our free poetry contest, they suddenly realize that their own poetic talent can win cash prizes, as well as garner national recognition.\u201d Famous Poets has awarded over $400,000 in cash to amateur poets over the years, more than any other poetry society. We are helping Poetry, the Cinderella of the Arts, find her glass slipper.