As a supportive member of PoetBay.com you may publish an unlimited amount of texts. Free members may publish 5 texts per week. In order to avoid a flooding of works by single individuals on the Today's Texts page, there is a limit of 5 texts per hour which applies to all members.
All texts published on PoetBay.com can be read by anyone connected to the internet. The only exception is texts saved in a hidden diary where you are the only one who can read the texts. Search engines, e.g., Google and Yahoo, regularly index websites. This means that your texts can be found on the search engines indefinitely.
You may publish an unlimited number of texts and send an unlimited amount of messages. Supportive members also have additional functions available to them, e.g., publishing pictures in the gallery, creating compilations of your texts as a book, creation picture exhibitions, etc. In addition, you will be a contributing factor in keeping PoetBay.com on the internet and it will help pay for the costs of internet access.
To become a supportive member, you pay the membership fee to PoetBay.com by following the link that appears in your account (My Page). If you pay directly through the site, your membership is immediately activated.
To delete your account, you will need to fill out this form. To make sure that the correct author account is deleted, you must be logged in to the site to fill out the form. All author information (including name), texts, pictures, and private messages will be permanently deleted EXCEPT for the comments written on other authors' texts. All materials which get deleted cannot be recreated.
Please report any offensive texts and messages using this this form. Any offensive texts, comments, messages and pictures published by other members should be reported. Every reported text will be examined immediately and judged on whether it violates the Terms agreed to by all members.