Shortlist Update

Poetry Competition Shortlist

A massive thanks to everyone who entered the poetry competition and for your kind donations to Maggie’s Centre too.

Also, a big thanks to the judges who have now shortlisted the poems – we really appreciate your time and efforts as there have been almost 300 to chose from! There were so many excellent entries and it has proven to be a very tough task indeed.

The final stage of judging is taking place and we hope to make an announcement about the winner and runners up very soon.

The shortlist is as follows:

When Sleep Descends – Daniel Brady

https://voices.poetry.blog/2019/03/23/when-sleep-descends-daniel-brady/

My Role Model – Julie Shackman

https://voices.poetry.blog/2019/09/30/my-role-model-julie-shackman/

Sunflowers – Rebecca Swan

https://voices.poetry.blog/2019/07/30/sunflowers-rebecca-swan/

Carnival – Alison Faye

https://voices.poetry.blog/2019/08/29/carnival-alyson-faye/

We Are Blind – Caoillin Hughes

https://voices.poetry.blog/2019/08/30/we-are-blind-caoilinn-hughes/

Come Home to the Hearth – Judith Bristow

https://voices.poetry.blog/2019/08/30/come-home-to-the-hearth-judith-bristow/

The Way it Used to be – Bernie Bickerton

https://voices.poetry.blog/2019/05/11/the-way-it-used-to-be-bernie-bickerton/

Darkening Winter Day – Sue Gerrard

https://voices.poetry.blog/2019/09/30/darkening-winter-day-sue-gerrard/

When T Meets B – Erin Keeble

https://voices.poetry.blog/2019/05/14/when-t-meets-b-erin-keeble/

Keep on Fighting – Claire Gee

https://voices.poetry.blog/2019/09/30/keep-on-fighting-claire-gee/

Silent Voice – Neelam Shah

https://voices.poetry.blog/2019/08/08/silent-voice-neelam-shah/

I am Me – David A Stansfield

https://voices.poetry.blog/2019/10/01/i-am-me-david-a-stansfield/

We are sure you will enjoy reading these excellent poems and the panel now has the task of selecting the winner (who will receive a £100 prize in book tokens) and two runners up (who will receive £50 prizes in book tokens respectively). 😊 📚 🖊

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