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2020 NaPo Contests & Badges



Read below to find out how to earn different badges for participating in NaPo this April! If you complete one of the challenges please make a post below with the link to your thread (&/or poems & comments) and the name of the badge you're claiming.

Hearty Half-Way Sometimes you don't have time to do 30 poems for NaPo. If you complete at least 15 poems over April and post them in your NaPo thread, you've won the "Hearty Half-Way" badge for your dedication! Note that you can't get this one and the completion one - just one or the other. Leave a link to your thread below if you've earned this badge.

NaPo Completion Write 30 poems in April and post in your NaPo thread. You don't need to post all the links to the poems here, the only stipulation is there must be at least 30 in your thread by the end of the month. Poems can be posted anytime during April and can be any length or form to complete this challenge

Poem A Day This is the traditional NaPo challenge! Write at least 1 poem every day of April with the correct time-stamps in your NaPo thread. (There is some leniency if you get a day or two off, but the majority should be done on the day in question and there should be at least 30 total at the end - feel free to message one of the Poetry Mods if you are unsure.)

Garden Challenge NaPo is mostly an individual effort, but the great thing about YWS is that we get to pursue these efforts as a community! This challenge is about encouraging your fellow writers!

So spread some joy and encouragement by completing this challenge. To claim the Garden Challenge Badge comment 30 times in the NaPo threads (other than your own), you must comment in at least 5 different threads and collect the links below. Each comment should be unique and be written in the month of April.

Poetry Jam Master For this challenge, attend (or run) at least 5 different Poetry Jams or Workshops during the month of April. To count for "attendance" you need to be in the jam for at least 20 minutes and contribute to the jam discussion. Provide the links or the date you attended below to make sure you can claim your badge!

Also if the times of the jams that the moderators run don't work for your schedule, feel free to run your own and get others on the site to attend! If you count a jam that you're running for this contest, it should be up for at least 30 minutes. And consider subscribing to the Poetry Jam Club so that you don't miss any of the jams available!

April Madness Champion If you make it to the final round of April Madness this year, you'll get your own limited edition April Madness Champion badge! Watch the competition on the April Madness Thread to get the latest information.

Speak Your Mind To claim the participation badge for this challenge, post a recording of yourself reading one of your NaPo poems in the Speak Your Mind thread. Take the time to listen to others' as well and engage in some spoken word!

Note: If you don't post below, you may not be awarded your badge because there are a lot of threads. Poetry must be written in April. Try to claim your badges by May 7.
if you use roman numerals to number your poetry, you especially need to make sure to comment in this thread if you make it to 30, since there are some moderators alliyah who are illiterate in roman numerals
  





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Cadi says...



Here's my spot!

30 Poems / Poem A Day
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Liberty says...



Gunna grab this area before anyone else =3


Hearty Half-Way~ 15/15 DONE


Garden Challenge~ 30/30 DONE


Poetry Jam Master~ 5/5 DONE
Spoiler! :
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Link: https://captainjack.writerfeedpad.com/183?
Date: April 1, 2020

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Link: https://captainjack.writerfeedpad.com/185
Date: April 3, 2020

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Link: https://nogutsnoglory.writerfeedpad.com/171
Date: April 5, 2020

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Link: https://stellathomas.writerfeedpad.com/77
Date: April 7, 2020

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Link: https://writerfeedpad.com/qsmh8hESR3 (hosted)
Date: April 11, 2020


I honestly didn't expect myself to finish this whole thing but yay!
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Let's Do This

Garden Challenge 5/30

Hearty Half-Way...7/15...probably won't complete this one, but i'll try

Poetry Jam Master 5/5
Spoiler! :

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Date: April 1st, 2020
Link: https://captainjack.writerfeedpad.com/183?

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Date: April 9th, 2020
Link: https://captainjack.writerfeedpad.com/188?

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Date: April 11th, 2020
Link: https://writerfeedpad.com/qsmh8hESR3

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Date: April 12th, 2020
Link: https://minigem26.writerfeedpad.com/23?

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Date: April 13th, 2020
Link: https://writerfeedpad.com/7BzPJFnhzA

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EthanHoover says...



I guess I'd better grab a spot here, too.

Poem a Day[COMPLETED]:



Poetry Jam Master[COMPLETED]:

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alliyah badge progress


Poem A Day / 30 Poems 30/30, poem every day, - completed!
Spoiler! :

in case anyone is looking at mine as an example for some reason, just a note, you don't actually have to copy-paste each individual link (as it's a little tedious) to claim the badge, i just post them this way because i like to see the list grow throughout the month.

1. growing - it's okay 4/1/20
2. this isn't going anywhere 4/2/20
3. to love so bold4/3/20
4. dark cyan tastes like 4/4/20
5. spring in past tense 4/5/20
6. let us write illegibly 4/6/20
7. perched on power lines 4/7/20
8. could you tell me 4/8/20
9. when the robins return4/9/20
10. anxious | breathing 4/10/20
11. the night is enormous, but i know better now 4/11/20
12. while it is still dark 4/12/20
13.neighborly concern 4/13/20
14. just fragments 4/14/20
15. God; she is a Mother hen 4/15/20
16. poetry in plain sight 4/16/20
17. homesick poems 4/17/20
18. the sky's too far 4/18/20
19. where have we gone, we do not know 4/19/20
20. joy is no virtue 4/20/20
21. nothing new 4/21/20
22. everything i brought from home 4/22/20
23. this winter too will pass 4/23/20
24. birds in walls and other memories 4/24/20
25. truth telling 4/25/20
26. good morning 4/26/20
27. isolation 4/27/20
28. she knew 4/28/20
29.a preface to my poetry; for my mother 4/29/20
30.i love poetry4/30/20

Garden Challenge 60/30 - completed
Spoiler! :

0. comment for LZPiano
1. comment for hiraeth
2. comment for Jack (1)
3. comment for Ink
4. comment for Rin
5. comment for Rain
6. comment for mcckaylaam
7. comment for Stella
8. comment for Liminality (1)
9. comment for Mesh
10. comment for nollibee
11. comment for Madagascar
12. comment for Apricity
13. comment for mckaylaam (2)
14. comment for AstralHunter
15. comment for Arcticus
16. comment for nite
17. comment for Shey
18. comment for sound
19. comment for Mea
20. comment for Tenyo
21. comment for Lavvie (1)
22. comment for Tuck
23. comment for Liberty
24. comment for Cadi
25. comment for Capt Jack(2)
26. comment for Liminality(2)
27. comment for Ethan
28. comment for Blue
29. comment for Rain (2)
30. comment for mckaylaam(3)
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31. comment for bpmzcpl (2)
32. comment for IamI
33.comment for Gem
34.comment for Mage
35. comment for Lauren
36. comment for Everlight
37. comment for Liminality(3)
38. comment for nite (2)
39. comment for this kid aka. my sister
40. comment for ellasnotebook
41. comment for LZ (2)
42. comment for amelie
43. comment for Liminality (4)
44. comment for AstralHunter (2)
45. comment for Mesh (2)
46. comment for Ethan(2)
47.comment for Elinor
48.comment for Starlit
49. comment for RoseandThorn
50. comment for Que
51. comment for Gem (2)
52. comment for sound (2)
53. comment for Liberty (2)
54. comment for fraey
55. comment Everlight (2)
56. comment for Awru
57. comment for Lavvie (2)
58. comment for neptune
59. comment for Gem (2)
60. comment for Que (2)

--------- lost track after this :)


Poetry Jam Master 5/5 - completed
Spoiler! :

1. @CaptainJack's Poetry Jam 4/2/20
2. @BluesClues Jam 4/4/20
3. @Lavvie's poetry jam 4/6/20
4. Jam I kinda hosted 4/8/20
5. Lib's Jam on 4/11/20

Speak Your Mind 1/1 - completed
1. phonebook fish ~ song
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Right now I'm aiming for the Poem a Day/30 Poems, but I might end up getting the Hearty Half-Way if my schedule gets too busy with my classes.

Poem a Day / 30 Poems - 30/30 - COMPLETE
Spoiler! :

1. mortiferous manifestations - April 1st 5:05pm
2. a letter to an old flame - April 2nd 6:46pm
3. self-isolation - April 3rd 8:08pm
4. blue hair dye - April 4th 3:32 pm
5. thoughts on life and healing injuries - April 5th 11:20am
6. yellow daffodils - April 6th 11:00pm
7. messages from another realm - April 7th 5:27pm
8. late-night texts on fear and happiness - April 8th 5:28pm
9. painkillers and poems - April 9th 8:13pm
10. an angel in disguise - April 10th 7:24pm
11. clogged shower drains and unconditional love - April 11th 7:48pm
12. if the weekdays were people i knew - April 12th 10:55pm
13. another love poem - April 13th 11:08pm
14. reasons why you should date a poet - April 14th 10:20pm
15. halfway point - April 15th 10:12pm
16. a wandering mind - April 16th 9:18pm
17. my parents are not two lovebirds - April 17th 11:52pm
18. afternoon rainstorms - April 18th 5:17pm
19. freckled skin and chocolate chips - April 19th 10:26pm
20. nonverbal gestures - April 20th 9:06pm
21. my childhood home - April 21st 11:05pm
22. earth day - April 22nd 8:21pm
23. celestial truths - April 23rd 12:16pm
24. a letter to my mom - April 24th 8:04pm
25. creative stagnation - April 25th 9:43pm
26. bad weather - April 26th 9:33pm
27. silent spring - April 27th 5:14pm
28. empty mugs - April 28th 10:50am
29. eleventh hour - April 29th 9:13pm
30. adulthood - April 30th 8:37pm


Garden Challenge - 30/30 - COMPLETE
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Poem a day - 22/30

NaPo completion: done, yo!

Jam Master
Spoiler! :

Day 1 and 2, both hosted by captainjack!
day 5 I hosted one, dude
we had way too much fun
I think it was a Lavvie pad 4/8 with the chicken poem, you bunch of loons :P
Uh, I stopped putting in urls. oops?
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Lavvie's Badge Progress


Poem A Day / 30 Poems - 9/30
Spoiler! :
1. untitled
2. an acknowledgement
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4. Northern Revival
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Garden Challenge - 9/30


Poetry Jam Master - 4/5
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Garden Challenge
Spoiler! :
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2. Liminality
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Arcticus says...



NaPo Completion (30/30) Completed
Poem-A-Day (30/30) Completed
(but don't know if I'm eligible)

Spoiler! :
1. #1
2. #2
3. #3
4. #4
5. #5
6. #6
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30. #30



Poetry Jam Master (5/5) Completed

Spoiler! :

1. BlueAfrica's Poetry Jam [5th Apr]
2. nogutsnoglory's Poetry Jam [6 Apr]
3. Lavvie's Poetry Jam [7th Apr]
4. Lavvie's Poetry Jam [9th Apr]
5. nogutsnoglory's Poetry Jam [24th Apr]


Garden Challenge (15/30)

Spoiler! :

1. #1
2. #2
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4. #4
5. #5
6. #6
7. #7
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Speak Your Mind (1/1) Completed

Spoiler! :
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Um.. Hi... I don't know how to do the fancy link one poem at a time thing... But I have over Fifteen poems in my thread and I believe I qualify for the Hearty Halfway Badge. Here is my thread: Um.. Gem's NapoWriMo poembox?

I'm also aiming for completion. <3

Poetry Jam master pad links:


I qualify for Hearty halfway Completion and poetry jam master I believe.
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fortis says...



*claims spot*

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Let's see if I can manage any of the other ones :p
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Sliding in to claim NaPo Completion and Poem A Day! (the second might be a bit off since I wrote some just after midnight? but I mentally counted that as a contiguous day)

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Claiming a spot for NaPo Completion:


Spoiler! :
https://www.youngwriterssociety.com/viewtopic.php?f=196&t=111169

Putting in the titles of each poem here, with a link to my thread.
1. Survivor
2. Grammar
3. 'Talking to shop-keep in his own language'
4. And Still
5. Song of the Student
6. Inside a Voice like Fibreglass
7. ‘We’ll be free when we die’
8. Bees
9. The Poet
10. Tracking Down Speech Production
11. You Pick Up Where You Left Off
12. I. Long-swords II. Stereotypes
13. Talk is Buttery
14. If not in the library
15. Canine Interaction
16. ‘Meanings are towers of turtles’
17. ‘I learn Chinese like walking up a hill’
18. Change
19. Acquisition
20. Foreign Language Classroom
21. Hearing Noise
22. Inside a House
23. ‘One drop more’
24. Mental Schematics
25. Paradelle for the word ‘Lacuna’
26. Subversive and Exotic
27. No start, no end
28. The Calls
29. The Forest
30. Things to Remember about Living and Dying
  








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