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Poetry Results 2016

The short list will be published here soon.

  Title Author  
1st A Thank You Andrew Geary
2nd The Rain in Kettering Mark Fiddes
3rd Fog Robert Seatter
Hilly Cansdale Spoons Rosie Jackson
People's Poem Anne Mary Jones

The shortlisted entries - in alphabetical order are:

Title Author
37th View of Mount Fuji Sharon Black
A Logic Too Sane Gram Joel Davies
Country Girl John Holt
Cover Your Ears Sally Dutton
Field Cynthia Kitchen
French leave Jacoby Phoenix Hayward
Galaxies Joe Caldwell
Homesick Susan Jordan
I Am Hive Gram Joel Davies
Journeys End HV Goddard
Magic Jeff Skinner
Man Buried Alive Gram Joel Davies
On the Sea Front Mandy Macdonald
Percy Catherine Edmunds
The Harvest Moon Stephen Carroll
The Importance of Being Recognised Caroline Davies
The Lifeboat Brothers Fiona Jack
The Rain in Spain Paul Stephenson
The Settling Soil Richard Hookway
Witness Theophilus Kwek

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who entered our competitions, and if you're not on the list - well there is always next year.

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