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Sir Philip Sidney Poetry Prize

 
 
 

2021 Sir Philip Sidney Poetry Prize

The theme for this year's entries should be 'Reflections'. Please send your entries by email with a name and contact number (and your age if you are under 18) to the judges by Monday 20 September at the following email address:

sirphilipsidneyprize@gmail.com

2020 Sir Philip Sidney Poetry Prize Winning Entries

Adults 

The judges were delighted by the standard of entries last year and found it hard to choose an outright winner. so we chose two!

Joint winners are: Sara Davis - The Buzzards Call and Peppy Scott - A Morning Swim in the North Sea  

Highly commended: Christine Rose - Ghyllibank

Children

Winner: Laura Jobke - A Dog's Greatest Wish

Highly commended: Amelie Cassidy - The Great Outdoors

Lockdown Limerick 

Our favourite limerick was by David Smith

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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