Poetry Competition

Wildlife Words Vol 4

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015/16 Poetry Competition, the details will also be found in the Spring issue of our bi-annual magazine Feedback 2016.

Our Open Poetry Competition invited entries for a poem on “Wildlife/Conservation“. All profits from the competition help us to provide care for casualty birds.

The winner of the 2014 competition, Hilary Jupp, kindly agreed to judge this years entries of which there were 61.

The 2015/16 prize winners:
1st prize – Red Kite over Gorhambury – by Mary Woodward
2nd prize – Hob White – by Peter Branson
3rd prize – Watching the Slow Wing Beat – by Jason Gillingham

Highly commended:-
Sidebar 2 Become A FriendAll Creatures Great and Small – by Ruth Westall
Natural Beauty – by Marjorie Brown
Woodlark Cuscus – by Virginia Griem
Following the Plough – by Virginia Griem
Frog, Waving – by Juliet Wilson
Seed – by Christine Woolf

All four issues of ‘Wildlife Words’ – containing all of the winning and commended poems and a selection of others are available from the Trust.

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