eyes are the window poem submission form

The 2015-16 Eyes Are The Window: A Digital Poem Exhibition is now accepting rolling submissions!


Submission Details

Write an original poem, tanka or haiku that answers the question, “When I look into your eyes, what will I see?”

130 poems will be selected as part of the exhibition. Selection Committee members will not see any poet names prior to selection. All poets will be invited to the Boltwood Poem Window opening ceremony at Boltwood Walk, date TBD. Poems will be showcased and rotated weekly in the Boltwood Poem Windows and displayed online at www.amhersttogether.org and on Amherst Together social media channels.

Rules & Guidelines

Poems must be the writer's own work and may not be submitted without the poet's knowledge and consent. All poets must live, work or study in Amherst. Entries must not exceed 25 words. Only one entry per poet. No previously published poems. All decisions of the selection committee are final. This is a family-friendly publication and event. Editors have the right to disqualify any poem with objectionable material. By submitting a poem you attest that the poem is your own work.


Name *
Poem must be 25 words or less.