Please read our competition rules in the main menu before submitting your poem(s). When you are ready to submit, please pay via the paypal link at the bottom of this page. Please remember you have until midnight GMT on 14th November 2017 to enter.
One poem – £5
Three poems – £10
Example – If you are submitting four poems, it will total £15. Six poems will total £20.
Please email your poems as attachments in separate Word documents (.doc format) to firstname.lastname@example.org
In the body of your email, please include your name, address, telephone number, date of birth and titles of your poems. All poems are judged anonymously so please do not include your name or any of your other contact details on your document.
Poems should be no longer than 40 lines and have a title (The title is not included in the line count). Entries must be typed – any clear font accepted, 12pt, black, single line spaced, except between stanzas. Please also remember that poems should not previously have been published or self-published on-line or in print.
We accept international entries. Please ensure you pay in GBP. Do not use the £ symbol when inserting the amount you are paying by PayPal, or the payment system will not work.
All profits raised will be split equally between this year’s charities.
Finally, please keep checking the website for updates and most importantly for the announcement of our winners and their poems.