Jenny Mitchell wins Ware Poets Open Poetry Competition

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.