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You could publish it anywhere else or sell it to any publication as desired. The first step in publishing is to have it published on the Society’s homepage and we will check with you first to confirm if we have your permission to do so. Alternatively, when submitting you may add a note stating “do not publish if not a winner.” If your poem places in the competition it may be published by the Society during or before the month of February (you do not have the choice of non-publication without losing your place).
It is in the songs on the radio, in our national anthems, and in the fight songs of our favorite sports teams; it pervades our literature, our history, and our culture. But, despite poetry’s abundance, poetry that is both new and good is hard to find now, more than ever. Such good, new poetry carries a message infused with the profound insights and lofty character of the poet. It touches on humanity’s quintessential quest for virtue over vice, epic over ephemeral, and beauty over baseness. The Society of Classical Poets is reviving poetry with rhyme, meter, and good character.
The first SCP poet mentioned as a candidate for Poet Laureate was Leo Yankevich, who calls himself a Polish count and claims to live in a castle in Poland. Such things apparently mean no more to the Keystone Scops than the stopping power of real bullets would matter to the Keystone Kops. Since I questioned the Keystone Scops in public, I have been called a “hillbilly,” a “failed editor” who publishes “greeting card verse,” etc. So according to Mac the “only good Injun” is one who bows down to the god and religion of his immensely superior white masters. Mac is a lock to become the Poet Laureate of the KKK, unless Salemi beats him to it.