2016 Poetry Competition is now closed

three takahethree takahe2016 Poetry competition is now closed and following on from Joanna’s blog: I’m singing the praises of poets.

What an outstanding effort:

Three hundred and thirty seven (337) poems have been subjected to a rigorous administrative procedure (can’t divulge sensitive details, but a hot soak and a few peeled grapes will go along way to restore my equilibrium). They have been parceled and are now winging their way, via pigeon post, to our judge. When I told him how many poems to expect, he was absolutely delighted and can’t wait to read them all.

As for the results, they will be published on the website in December, when the next issue of the magazine comes out. All poems entered into the competition will be considered for publication, and any selections notified by the end of November. Please note that all poems entered are free to be sent out elsewhere after 1 December 2016.

Thank you all for your entries and I wish each and every one of you the very best for the competition. Take care and keep writing.

 

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