Community Note: How to win a poet shirt


Vineyard Haven clothing designer Lorraine Parish is sponsoring a contest. According to a press release, contestants can vie to win a “Vineyard Poet Shirt,” a loose-fitting cotton blouse, by submitting a four- to 10-line poem about Martha’s Vineyard. Poems can be serious, funny, romantic, or even corny. Poets are invited to “have some fun with it. It doesn’t even have to rhyme.”

All contestants’ names will go into a hat, and the winning name will be drawn on Sunday, July12. Deadline is midnight Saturday, July 11. Please send entries to