Poets Meet Politics 2017

We had a fantastic response to our Poets Meet Politics International Open Poetry Competition 2017 and thank
our judge Cherry Smyth and everyone who entered.

We are delighted to congratulate the competition winner and the other successful poets. All works listed below are
featured in the Poets Meet Politics Competition Anthology 2017.

Winner
'The Vultures of Prometheus' by Ruth Aylett


Second Place
'Evening News' by Christopher James


Third Place
'Inheritance' by Frances Corkey Thompson


Commended
'Missile' by Jill Fricker


Commended
'A Modern Political Discourse' by Kate Ennals


Outstanding Entries
( in no particular order )

'Else The Puck A Liar Call' by Derek Sellen
'Metal Man' by Noelle Sullivan
'Castro's Boast' by Sarah Wright
'Beggars' Meal III' by Roger Elkin
'Love Story' by Frank Farrelly
'In A Gulf State' by Frank Farrelly
'Exit Polls' by Jane Boxall
'Black Sheep' by Gavin Bradley
'A Golden Tower Of Stanzas' by John D. Kelly
'Dust' by Isabel Palmer
'Famine Land' by Helen Kidd
'laissez-faire' by Daniel Connelly
'War Games' by Dolores Walshe
'Cellular: P.O.W.' by Rochelle Potkar
'Urban Cowboys' by Seamus Harrington