Dear Poet,

This month we have been working with Mark Grist selecting our Poetry Rivals 2013 Finalists! We are please to let you know that the finalists have now been announced, you can see all of the finalists' on our Poetry Rivals website. A huge thank you to everyone who entered and congratulations to all the finalists!

Poetry Rivals 2013 Finalists

We are please to announce our top 50 finalists in our National Poetry, Poetry Rivals Competition! It has been a hard task for host Mark Grist, but he has selected some wonderful poems, which will be taken to the stage at our Poetry Slam Final. The winner, as chosen by the judging panel, will win a self-publishing package with our popular print partners Proprint, worth £1,500. We're looking forward to the slam final already!

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Mother To Me - Poetry Competition

We’d like to read your poetry about the inspirational female figure in your life, and what they mean to you. A mum is always looking out for you, helping and guiding you, full of advice and pearls of wisdom no matter your age! Best poet will win £25! Closing date 28th March 2014.

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How To Write A Poem For Mum - Workshop

What better way to show your Mum or Mother figure how much you care with a heartfelt poem written by you. Of course, mums love the flowers, the chocolates, the thoughtful gifts and the breakfast in bed too, but my mum always says 'don't waste your money, it's only Mother's Day, not my birthday'! So, why not write a personal verse to your mum to show her how much you love, care and appreciate her, this Mother's Day?

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Forward Poetry Social

Have you signed up to our free online poetry social yet? Come take a look and share, comment and chat to other poets just like yourself. Every month we select the best top five poets and poet of the month so come and take part.. you could be our next poet of the month!

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