Turn your passion for poetry into the chance to WIN $25 and have your poem featured on the Lovatts Puzzles website.

Each month from August through October, we invite you to get creative and submit a poem inspired by each month’s dedicated theme: ‘Creativity’ for August, ‘Spring’ for September and ‘Favourite Pastime’ for October. Our monthly winners will be chosen by Christine and her team and will each receive a $25 cash card, plus, have their poem featured on our website and celebrated amongst our puzzler community.

How to enter


Write a short poem inspired by the theme relating to the month you are entering. Your poem should be no longer than 8-10 lines long.


Submit your poem online, before the final day of each month, using the entry form below.


Tell us in under 30 words which Lovatts magazine is your favourite and why.

To help get your creative juices flowing, here is a beautifully crafted poem about this month’s theme from one of my team of talented crossword compilers…


History repeats –
New buds burst from inert sticks,
Seasonal magic.

Poem by Kelly Blaney-Murphy

Competition opens 01/8/2021 10:00AM (AEST) Competiton closes 31/10/2021 23:59PM (AEDT). Competition is drawn at Lovatts Media, 100-102 Terrigal Esplanade, Terrigal Beach NSW 2260. Entrants must be 16 years and over. To enter, the winner the entrant must have submitted a non-plagiarised poem written by them about the month’s theme.

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