“The ocean inhales our worries and exhales freedom…” 

- Sven Martinek

What does the ocean mean to you? Vastness, freedom, peace…? The ocean gives us life. We invite you to get creative. Write a poem or letter and stand the chance to win a bag filled with high quality products without microplastics (of a value of €100).

        • Format: Poem or letter
        • Length: Minimum 100, 1000 max characters (including spaces)
        • Language: English or German
        • Prize: a bag filled with high quality products without microplastics with a value of €100
        • Deadline: 18th April 2020 at 12:00 noon -> we have extended the deadline to April 25th 12:00 noon

Please send your poem or letter to

We thank our partners who kindly donated their products free of microplastics.


      1. Before April 25th 12pm: Submit your poems and letters
      2. We will check them according to the above criteria and let you know your time slot
      3. April 19th, 1pm: First collective virtual vote for a winner
      4. April 26th 1pm: Second collective virtual vote for a winner
      5. May 3rd, 1pm: Third collective virtual vote for a winner

We will vote for the winners collectively on Zoom. : ) Please view our terms and condition to participate.*


We’re looking forward to your creations!

the team at Ocean. Now!


*Terms and conditions: You can either read the poem yourself or we can read it for you. You can only participate once and only with one creative piece. The winners must live in Germany due to our logistic restrictions. You are handing over the rights to Ocean. Now! to publish your creation online. You are willing to contribute your piece to a printed ocean poem / letter collection Ocean. Now! can use at a later point for an ocean action project.


Copyright Ocean. Now! 2019. All Rights Reserved.

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