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Ten Liners Members Competition 2015 – Results

Adjudicator: Anne Stewart

First Prize:  Close the Door Softly – Finola Holiday
Joint Second Prize:  Dreaming of dolphins – Christopher Delaney
Joint Second Prize:  The days – Anna Avebury

The winners and all the below poems were included in the 2015 Ver Poets anthology. Copies can be ordered by sending a cheque for £3 per copy, made payable to Ver Poets, to 181 Sandridge Road, St Albans, Herts, AL1 4AH. Postage free.

 Highly Commended:

  • Up The Garden Path – A.C.Clarke
  • Inmate–Muriel Towell
  • Rough Night at Sea- Valerie Morton
  • Spring Comes – Kaye Lee

Selected:

  • Peace bell–Rosemary Muncie
  • I’d Say–June English
  • Poem for John–Sylvia Banham
  • Remembrance – Selwyn Veater
  • After Hearing Vivaldi… – Selwyn Veater
  • Sunshaft – A.C.Clarke
  • Meeting – A.C.Clarke
  • Nights – Muriel Towell
  • Damage limitation – Diana Pritchard
  • There are words still waiting–Kevin Maynard
  • Vase–Isobel Thrilling
  • Missing – Kaye Lee
  • October Rose–Bob Niblett
  • Spring–Pat Watson
  • “I have a little neck”–Laura Garratt
  • Blue Lightening – Laura Garratt
  • Instant–Susan Skinner
  • Borrowing books… – Terry Jones
  • Juvenilia – Terry Jones
  • Christmas Decoration – Daphne Schiller
  • Voyage – David Jones
  • Under Two–Helen Lovelock-Burke
  • The Airing Cupboard–Roy Batt
  • Poets have been mysteriously… – Viv Mcmanus
  • The Only Thing–Simon Bowden
  • September apples–Beliz McKenzie
  • Small comforts – Beliz McKenzie
  • The Pianist–Katherine Gallagher
  • Rock and Roll–Anna Avebury

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