National Poetry Day 2019 – the 24-Hour Poem Competition is on again!

Yes indeedy, I have once again taken a/ the plunge and b/ leave of my senses  and am officially announcing that the 24-Hour Poem competition is on again. Ten words, twenty-four hours, one poem. How hard could it be? Once again there will be a Winner, a Runner-up, an Organiser’s Husband’s Choice, and the chance …

Competition Done!

That’s the 24 Hour Poem competition all over and done with. Eighty-six people managed to wrestle the muse into submission in time to send in an entry (including five people during the last couple of minutes and one on the stroke of midnight). So now we just have to print out the entries and choose …

Competition in Progress – the final hour

Inspiration  noun, ˌɪn.spɪˈreɪ.ən 1: a divine influence or action on a person believed to qualify him or her to receive and communicate sacred revelation; the action or power of moving the intellect or emotions; the act of influencing or suggesting opinions; 2: the act of drawing in; specifically : the drawing of air into the lungs [from the Latin …