James River Writers calling for poems - 4 for $15 - $500 First Prize, 2 $200 prizes. Check the JRW website (go down a few blocks to "Best Poetry Contest" and click on the link there. Deadline DEC 15!!!
A little more time, but not a lot, submit to the annual Poetry Society of Virginia annual poetry contest. 31 categories. At 1st, 2nd, 3rd, that means 93 prizes!!! Deadline January 19 (Edgar Allan Poe's birthday)!!!
That's it. What are you waiting for?
Go for it.