Poetry Shelf noticeboard: Given Poems for National Poetry Day 2019

Given Poems for National Poetry Day 2019

For this annual competition poems needed to include five words chosen by poets from the collection More of Us. A record 200 poems were received from which a selection was published on Given Words. The winning poems have been selected by Charles Olsen, Mikaela Nyman and Clare Arnot. (You can read about them here.)
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Lily Holloway – winner adult section
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Thalia Peterson winner youth section (under 16)
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Read NZ Te Pou Muramura’s article including the back story of how the competition came about

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