Poetry Contest Now Taking Entries


The Committee for the George S. Converse Poetry Contest will be accepting submissions between January 1 and March 31. Winners will be announced May 3, 2019.

Lieutenant Colonel Converse, who died May 2, served for 28 years in the Marine Corps and was the consummate warrior/poet. His riveting rhyming poems in Winds of the Compass Rose reminiscent of those of Robert W. Service, combine vivid descriptions of faraway lands with german