Monday, 2 March 2015

Results of the Sentinel Annual Poetry Competition 2014

We are pleased to announce the results of the Sentinel Annual Poetry Competition 2014 judged by Roger Elkin. We recognise 27 poems here which will be included in the winners anthology to be published in the second quarter of 2015. The results:


Commended Poems


Jennie Carr – Cordial

Eileen Carney Hulme - Cousin Vera

Frances Corkey Thompson - Freight

J V Birch - Growing Pains

Jennifer Hammond - Intaglio

Brian Clark - Lost Words

Harry Batty - Mula

Carrie Ichikawa Jenkins - Nemesis

Paul Church - New Year’s Day

Jo Haslam - Old glass

Sue Moules - Postcard from the Algarve

Guido - Richard’s Tooth

Peter Branson - Rooks

John Elinger - Water

John Lindley - The Catch

Melanie Whipman - The View from 92

Mandy Pannett - This

Norma Powers - Vintage

Sarah Watkinson - Yeavering Bell Meets Goat Hill


Highly Commended Poems


J V Birch - Therapy

Lesley Quayle - First Sight of Leeds after Leaving the M1

Derek Summers - Knots and Hitches

J.S.Watts - Night Notes on Sea (British Coast)

Doreen Hinchliffe - War Graves, the Devonshire Cemetery, Mametz


Third Prize

Frances Corkey Thompson - Sheep


Second Prize

Carolyn King – Poem


First Prize

R V Jones - 136 Jones, Paper-Boy


The adjudication report is forthcoming in the evening of 3rd March, 2015.


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