The General Public

Email kristinap@classicalpoets.org to be added to our monthly email Newsletter. You are free to read and comment on poetry on this website. You may also submit poetry and enter our competitions. (Note that the Society reserves the right to delete any comments that are deemed mean-spirited, unconstructive, or irrelevant)

 

Become a Member of the Society of Classical Poets (MSCP)

Member Benefits
-Be listed on the Society’s official Member Roster and use the designation Member of the Society (MSCP).
-Receive one round of feedback on your poetry upon request
(Being a Member does not guarantee publication on the Society’s website or in its Journal)

Member Requirements
-To maintain annual membership, you must first purchase that year’s annual Journal from here.
-After receiving the Journal, fill out this simple  SCP Membership Application Form and email it to kristinap@classicalpoets.org. (Or simply put the required information into the email body)

 

Become an Accredited Classical Poet (ACP)

ACP Benefits
-Be listed on the Society’s official Roster of Accredited Classical Poets and use the ACP designation.
-Receive your own page on the Society’s website where a bio and image will be listed and links to all of your SCP published poetry will be compiled.
(Being an ACP does not guarantee publication on the Society’s website or in its Journal)

ACP Requirements
-Maintain annual Membership in the Society
-Take the ACP Professional Examination. The test must be completed in 24 hours. You will be given an assignment for one poem to write in a particular meter (and possibly rhyme scheme) and one classical poem to analyze.
-Pay one-time Professional Examination fee of $20. Non-refundable.

 

Become a Society Sponsor

Sponsors will receive a free copy of this year’s journal and will have their names listed publicly with one of the following Sponsor categories (unless you indicate that you prefer anonymity). All donations are tax deductible and you will receive the appropriate tax document:

$50: Troubadour; Trobairitz
$100: Patron of Poetry; Patroness of Poetry
$500: Lord of Poetry; Lady of Poetry
$1,000: Golden Griffin
$2,000: Platinum Pegasus

 

 

 

 

 

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11 Responses

  1. Ron L. Hodges

    Though I respect well-constructed open form poetry, I have always gravitated toward closed form poetry (both to read as well as write) because it contains a loftiness of expression, a beauty, often missing from open form poems. Also, too much modern poetry, in my opinion, appears to be written less for communication and more to build an elitist wall around the poet and his or her cabal. So, I was extremely pleased to find a repository for well-written classical form poetry!

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  2. Angela Porter

    I am one of the few British members of The Classical Poetry Society, and very pleased/proud? of its aims. I have enjoyed much that I have read so far.

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  3. James Irving Mann

    Love is born in your soul through soft, tender sighs
    Then flies out of control as it Personifies.

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