Judging Criteria

We seek to find poetry that touches our souls. Something that changes our perspective, or enchants us with its vivid imagination. Free Verse Poetry is an art form that thrives on experimentation. Through this competition, our aim is to find original and creative poetry from all over India that needs our attention.  

Our judging committee includes staff members of Delhi Poetry Slam: experienced editors and curators of poetry who have published series of works by new poets. 

Each poem is read at least thrice anonymously by different staff members and scored on content, poetic devices, word selection, mood, imagery and significance of the poem on the reader. 

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