Wednesday, February 25, 2009

ISO Food Poems

What could be better than combining food and poetry as this call for submissions does?

Call for menupoems!

April is National Poetry Month, and Alimentum will once again publish a poetry broadside of menupoems for National Poetry Month.

The poems are distributed to participating restaurants for diners to enjoy some poetry with their menu!

We need your poems! Only about a dozen poems will be selected.

Here are the guidelines:
Short menu-dining-food- related poems.
12-line length limit.
3-poem submission limit.
Deadline--March 4th, 2009.
Email submission to

IMPORTANT- poems must be pasted into the body of the email, no attachments.

To see some menupoem examples check the archive on our Alimentum Online website page:

ATTENTION Restaurants (or do you have a favorite restaurant?):
Participate by giving your diners menupoems during National Poetry Month.
We'll ship you a stack, and post your name and address on our website throughout April. Participation is free! Write to let us know if you'd like to take part in the menupoem party! Email:


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