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Flamingofeather Poetry Competition Reading:

I am proud to announce that my poem  Resurrection Man  got a commendation for the flamingofeather poetry competition. On the Sunday 26th of May  there will be  a reading by winners of the flamingofeather poetry competition and the judges, Mimi Khalvati and Peter Daniels.  Plus Performance by 55+ Sage Dance Company, directed by former Royal Ballet soloist Simon Rice. Join me if you can.  You can read the Judges Report .Free entry but space is limited, so please book:  Contact Keats House on 020 7332 3868

The Winners

First: Kate Ling, ‘Deptford Creek’
Second: Diana Gittins, ‘Chicken Sutra’
Third: John Gohorry, Apotheosis of Colonel P.H. Fawcett

Short poem prize: Christopher North, ‘Berners’ Doves’

Long poem prize: Timothy Adès, ‘The Excellent Wessex Event’
Prize for a poem about dance: Claudia Daventry, ‘Tarantella’




  1. Jonathan Edwards, ‘Bamp’
  2. Nick Makoha, ‘Resurrection Man’
  3. Karen Green, ‘Shirley’