John Clare Poetry Competition Results 2012

The theme of the 2012 poetry competition was "Winning". Many entries were received from which the finalists in the three categories have been selected and are shown below.

The winners read their poems as part of the "We Love Words" Literary and Poetry Festival at the Key Theatre Studio on Saturday 15th September.

The winners for 2012 were

Junior Category (Under 12)
1. Hollie WenlockTo Win
2. Jacob DasWinning
3. Samuel WhitemanWinning
Highly Commended 
Kallum PenmanSwimming the Counties                                    
Sulaiman HashemiWinning
Intermediate Category (12 - 17)
1. Megan NaylorWhen Britain Won                                             
2. Hannah HoldingSeeking Freedom
3. Poppy GarrettRacing Against Anxiety
Highly Commended 
Katie RandallWinning
Jonathan AlexanderThe Winning Dream
Rosie CoopeThe Torchbearer


Adult Category
1. Paul McDonaldLucky Jim
2. Martin BennettStaffordshire Treasure                               
3. Suzy MilesThe Seeds of Friendship
High Commended 
Christine LaceyThe Winner
Sharon HolmshawHuddled