The 2020 National Poetry Competition: judged by Neil Astley, Jonathan Edwards and Karen McCarthy Woolf
The 2020 National Poetry Competition is now open for entries!…
VE Day: young poets respond to WWII poets
But the balm that comes with the spring. Remembering, remembering.…
‘The guests are met, the feast is set’ and the Ancient Mariner Big Read
Over forty days, forty writers, actors, performers and artists are…
This poem is commended in the second Bloodaxe Archive challenge on Young Poets Network, White Space. This was part of a series of writing challenges asking young poets worldwide to respond to the digital Bloodaxe Archive. This particular challenge was written by Sinéad Morrissey, who challenged young poets worldwide to write poems using white space. Hannah comments, "I wrote this when thinking about the year I've had as a student, and the moments I've missed through being in a different city at certain times."
The Poetry Society was founded in 1909 to promote “a more general recognition and appreciation of poetry”. Since then, it has grown into one of Britain’s most dynamic arts organisations, representing British poetry both nationally and internationally. Today it has more than 4000 members worldwide and publishes The Poetry Review.
Today Michael @MichaelRosenYes has been in hospital for 8 weeks & I'm v happy to say he left ICU yesterday after a long & difficult 47 days.His recovery is continuing on the Ward & will take time. He has done so well to get through this but please don't expect him back here yet❤️ Retweeted by The Poetry Society