Congratulations to Poetry Society member Jenny Mitchell whose poem ‘Sister’ has won first prize in the Ware Poets Open Poetry Competition 2021.
Judge Kim Moore selected the winning poem from a multitude of entries. Jenny is a practiced poetry prize winner, and you can enjoy her collections Her Lost Language and Map of a Plantation published by Indigo Dreams.
Well done to the other prize winners too: second prize went to Clare Proctor for her poem Sappho’s Leap; Elegey for a Saola was Maeve Henry’s third prize winner and Lucy Crispin won the Sonnet prize for canticle: on the beauty of my mother’s knees.
Ware Poets was founded in 1991 to provide a forum for poets to read their own work, and also to hear and enjoy guest poets. More details here.