We are pleased to announce the winners of our ‘Wildlife Words’ Poetry Competition 2017, the details will also be found in the Autumn issue of our bi-annual magazine Feedback which is sent to Friends of the Trust and supporters.
The winner of the 2015/16 competition, Mary Woodward, kindly agreed to judge this years entries of which there were 45.
The 2017 prize winners:
1st prize – Raven in the Margin – Philip Burton
2nd prize – The Owl – Desley White
3rd prize – She Cracks the River’s Belly -Virginia Griem
Rooks – Anthony Watts
Sky Dancer – Peter Branson
Sighting – Eleanor Vale
Poem of the swallow – Virginia Griem
Remake me as a harrier – Tim Ellis
Titchwell Marsh – Haibun – Phil Hawtin
Additional poems featuring in Wildlife Words Volume 5
Wrap it up – Gill Matthews
Clearings – Danielle Hope
Magpies – Lorna Grinter
The wild Fox – Presley Turberville
Holding up the sky – Dawn Lawrence
Diamonds and Dustbins – Nicola Wood
Nocturne – Martin Ward
What next? – Heather Buswell
Claws (a True Story) – Anne Harding
All five issues of ‘Wildlife Words’ – containing all of the winning and commended poems and a selection of others are available to purchase from the Trust.