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2018 award winners
poet of the year Steven John for Dragonfly and Up and Over Bacon Butty
second prize Sophea Urbi Biswas for Lily of the Nile
third prize Fiona Mukherjee for An Ordinary Euphemism
honourable mentions Various poems by Various Poets
judging Judge's Report by Derek Sellen
2017 competition winners
first prize AESOP by Derek Sellen
second prize Fear of spiders by Christopher M. James
third prize Advice from Costa Rica by Christina Thatcher
honourable mentions Various poems by Various Poets
2016 competition winners
first prize Cormorants by Mark Totterdell
second prize Headlands by Alan Wickes
third prize A Spec of Dust by A K S Shaw
honourable mentions Various poems by Various Poets
2015 competition winners
first prize Me, My Mum and the Great Crested Newt by Roger Elkin
second prize Freesia by Frances Corkey Thompson
third prize Brent by Mark Totterdell
2014 competition winners
first prize Walking Song by Anthony Watts
second prize Going Home by Pat Jourdan
third prize Our Beach Hut by Roger Elkin
honourable mentions Various poems by Various Poets
2013 competition winners
first prize Island by Ciarán Parkes
second prize In the Summertime by Stella Jones
third prize Bobby Driscoll by Corrinna Toop
honourable mentions Various poems by Various Poets
2012 competition winners
first prize French Fields by Neil Fawcett
second prize Recovery by Talisa Dean
third prize Progereia by Laura Seymour
honourable mentions Various poems by Various Poets
2011 competition winners
first prize Wind Games by Joe Massingham
second prize Closing Windows by Andy Blackford
third prize Meg Green's Freight by Neil Fawcett
2010 competition winners
first prize Remnants of Beauty by Jill Abram
second prize Thursday, 7:35 PM by Ginna Wilkerson
third prize Ode to the Dubious Parent by Niki Portus

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