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international who's who in poetry

  • Submitted: Sat, December 15, 2012
  • Updated: Sat, December 15, 2012

  • Reported By: sunrise — United States of America
international who's who in poetry
4470 W. sunset blvd los angeles, California United States of America

international who's who in poetry they sent me some stuff los angeles, California

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Alright i get a letter in the mail and email one on 12/15/12 the other Sep. 28.From a poetry contest saying:
                  Your Who's Who in Poetry 2012 Nomination is Official!

You'll Share $10,000 in Cash and Prizes!
You also Get Two FREE Poet Award Pins!

Dear shurouq ideis,

Congratulations! Over the past 12 months we have been reviewing the poetic accomplishments of people whose poetry has recently been discovered in major poetry archives, poetry websites and in print editions released by various publishers in America and around the world.

It's my pleasure to inform you that you and your poetry have been selected to be published in the historic edition...

International Who's Who in Poetry 2012
Library of Congress ISBN- 978-1-61936-035-8

Congratulations on your selection, shurouq ideis!

The new poem you submit to us will be showcased on an entire page devoted exclusively to you and your poetic artistry. [continued below]....
..... You and your poetry will be featured along with a distinguished group of other contemporary poets that were nominated to participate in this highly sought after annual edition.

Click here to submit your poem now! 

And that's not all...

You will Share $10,000 in Cash and Prizes!
To honor you and the rest of this elite group of talented individuals, we have established a contest with over $10,000.00 in cash and prizes that will be awarded to you and the other poets featured in this Historic Edition!

You're automatically eligible for these prizes, but you must submit your poem right now. Prizes will be announced November 30, 2012, with an anticipated publication date of late December, 2012.

Click here to submit your poem now! 

International Who's Who in Poetry 2012 will be among the finest quality poetry books ever produced. Every aspect of design will convey the finest quality craftsmanship and attention to detail. It will make a handsome addition to any library, a treasured family keepsake or a highly valued personal gift. And best of all...

International Who's Who in Poetry 2012 willfeature an entire page devoted to your poetry!
Before going any further shurouq ideis, let me make one thing clear. You are under no obligation whatsoever to submit any entry fee or subsidy payment, or to make any purchase of any kind.

Click here to submit your poem now!

Of course, many people do wish to own a copy of the book in which their artistry appears. If you would like to order a copy, please see the attached order form for special discount information.

FREE! Get Your Two Beautiful Poet Award Pins!!
A $79.90 Value - Yours Free!

To commemorate your participation in this historic event, you'll also be awarded two beautiful lapel pins that have been custom designed in honor of you and your poetry. These impressive jewelry pieces feature elegant designs and meticulous craftsmanship, to formally recognize your poetic contributions.

Click here to submit your poem now!

You may order these two beautiful pins for $39.95 each, or GET THEM FOR FREE when you place an order for the book that features your poetry. You get one pin for FREE ($39.95 value!) with any order, or get BOTH PINS FREE (a $79.90 value) with any order of $60.00!

So What Happens Now?
As soon as we receive your poem, it will be typeset for publication and become eligible for the $10,000 in cash and prizes that will be awarded to you and the other poets chosen to participate in this historic project.

Click here to submit your poem now!

And let me assure you, your poem remains your property  International Who's Who in Poetry 2012 is copyrighted as a compilation. This means that you retain all rights to your own work of art.

shurouq ideis, Please Enter Your Poem Right Away!
In order to make our scheduled publication date, you must submit your poem right now. Your poem must be original, it must be 26 lines or less, on any subject, and in any style, and it must be previously unpublished.

Click here to submit your poem now!

And, if you wish to order a copy of International Who's Who in Poetry 2012 at our special pre- publication price, please complete the attached order form (you are under no obligation to order anything).

shurouq ideis, you also have the opportunity to include some personal information about yourself and your poetry. In this way, the general public, your fellow poets, and members of the media can discover more about you, and the meaning poetry has in your life.

Although we must charge a nominal typesetting fee for this service, you're under no obligation to include this information. Your poem can be published without it if you wish. Please see the attached Artist's Biographical Information and Profile for further information.

Again, congratulations shurouq ideis!

International Who's Who in Poetry 2012 promises to be a highly sought after resource of contemporary poets. We feel fortunate to have discovered your talent and believe you and your artistry will add to the importance and appeal of this edition. Your participation in this special annual edition is greatly appreciated.

Click here to submit your poem now!

Judy Lynn 
Chief Editor 

P.S. shurouq ideis, you should be genuinely proud of your poetry. It's our pleasure to publish talented poets like yourself. In order to meet our publication date, please submit your poem as soon as possible. If we do not receive your poem in the next 7 days, your nomination could be given away to another poet.

Click here to submit your poem now!

P.P.S. Oh, and one final note. Many poets have asked for a formal way to recognize their selection to this Special Edition. We're glad to be able to do this. You can receive a beautiful, archive quality, vellum International Who's Who in Poetry 2012 Award that's embossed in gold and features your name in fine calligraphy. Your Award will arrive in a free, custom made display case. Please see the attached order form for further details.

Congratulations on Your Nomination!

like what the hell. I'm being scammed. I may only be 13 but i know when I'm being scammed!!!! 

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