Young Poets

Every year, young writers in Suffolk, UK, have the opportunity to enter the Suffolk Young Poets Competition which is run by the imaginative and generous Poetry People, who are based in Halesworth, Suffolk. It is wonderful to know how many young writers there are in the county, and to read their fresh and thoughtful work. … Continue reading Young Poets

Poetry

Everybody needs poetry in their lives. And no one more than those of us learning to write. The great thing about poetry is that it is high octane -small but powerful. We can find many ways of filling our classrooms and our days with poems of every variety. We can choose poems that are sturdy … Continue reading Poetry