A Brief Background of the Midnight on the Stroll Poetry Contest
On May 17, 2014, Midnight Lane Gallery officially held its Grand Opening, which featured a live acoustic cover of The Gutter Twins’ “Front Street,” by Lisa Litberg, along with “The Midnight on the Stroll” digital art series by Yours Truly. Poets were invited to submit up to 8 poems of 8 lines or less in response to the music and art presented. Of those who submitted work for consideration, roughly 45% had work accepted into the Open Screening portion of the contest, which closed on July 31, 2014. Said poems are now posted below. All are eligible for inclusion in The Midnight on the Stroll Slideshow, to be presented in The Curtained Room on October 1, 2014. Likewise, all are eligible for Honorable Mentions, to be presented on the gallery’s Home page.
Pieces accepted into the Open Screening of the contest originally appeared in the comments section…
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