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Jan 14

Shambhala Day Poetry Contest 2017

Filed underArts and Poetry

We’re very excited to announce this year’s Shambhala Day Poetry Contest! The winning poem will be read aloud during the Sakyong’s annual Shambhala Day Broadcast.*

The prompt for this year’s contest is “FRESH START”

To enter, please submit an original, previously unpublished poem OF NO MORE THAN FOUR LINES to [email protected]

To be considered, use “Shambhala Day Contest” in the title of the email, and please include your name, where you live and a short bio including past publications and which Shambhala Center, if any, with which you are affiliated.


Yours in the Great Eastern Sun,

Poetry Space

* we blew it last year and didn’t get the winning poem to the Sakyong’s office in time for it to be integrated into the broadcast – please help us avoid this in 2017 by submitting your entry as early as you can…

Author Archive

Poetry Space, Fall 2016 – a New Prompt, “Into Winter…”
Poetry Space, Fall 2016 – a New Prompt, “Into Winter…” – HIGHLIGHT
1 response - Posted 09.03.16
As we head into late fall and soon the early days of winter, we’re delighted to feature two poems from a poet new to Poetry Space, Sydney Solis from Boulder. As the days shorten, we are increasingly eager to review new work. This time, we’re offering a ...continue
Poetry Space - Summer 2016
Poetry Space – Summer 2016 – HIGHLIGHT
no responses - Posted 06.07.16
It’s spring moving into summer, retreat time in the Shambhala kingdom. This month, we’re delighted to welcome two poets new to Poetry Space. By the way, we’re always reviewing new submissions, so please send us yours! (Previously unpublished work only, please…) continue
Poetry Space -- Spring 2016
Poetry Space — Spring 2016 – HIGHLIGHT
no responses - Posted 04.14.16
After a couple of special projects, we’re delighted to return to publishing work that’s been submitted by the readers of Poetry Space. This also means that we’re back in the business of soliciting new work. If you submitted to Poetry Space over the winter, your submissions ...continue
Poetry Space- Shambhala Day Poetry Contest Special Edition
Poetry Space- Shambhala Day Poetry Contest Special Edition – HIGHLIGHT
1 response - Posted 03.17.16
The theme of this year’s Shambhala Day poetry contest was The Shambhala Lineage manifesting in the world today, and we received many entries from around the world, each a unique expression of the theme. But one entry touched us all deeply, so deeply that despite the ...continue
2016 Shambhala Day Poetry Contest
2016 Shambhala Day Poetry Contest – HIGHLIGHT
4 responses - Posted 02.20.16
This is the third year that Poetry Space has had the privilege of coordinating the annual Shambhala Day Poetry Contest. Sadly, it’s also the first time that we blew it, failing to get the winning entry to the Office of the Sakyong in time for inclusion ...continue
Burning Lake
Burning Lake
no responses - Posted 12.09.12
burning lake Ourside altar and offerings at Burning Lake, Bumthang province, Bhutan. November 2012 each flag offers a prayer for all sentient beings, and behind that the hopes of the hangers for a better life, for better luck next time. here, they hang from every high place, dancing in the wind like fruit on the ...continue

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