In pain? Make a poem and win a prize

Next quarterly deadline – November

Theres a story in every ailment.

There’s a story in every ailment.

A poetry contest for those living with a disease or ailment!

The conception and goal of Pain/Poem/Prize is to wed lyrical verse to wit and levity, poetry to playfulness, as a purposeful remedy for the dis-ease of our mortal human condition. Wit and self-effacing humor are a must!

$1,000 prize given each quarter to the best witty and humorous poem as curated by our panel. See examples here, visit for more information, and submit yours today!

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