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Winning rhymes

Poetry competition Winners

Judge Alison Chisholm highlights the winning entries from our Open Rhymed Poetry Competition

The rhymed poetry competition entries confirmed the suggestion that many poets are happiest working in rhyme, often in association with metre. Invited to submit work in traditional or original patterns of rhyme, most opted for the tried and loved rhyming couplets and ballad stanzas, or set forms such as sonnets and villanelles. A few branched out and came up with their own patterns of rhyme – some simple, some intricate – which held a special fascination.

Whenever a competition is open as to its subject matter, the ideas that fuel the content help to make entries memorable. Humour was popular, and a host of funny poems, invoking a gentle smile or an outloud-guffaw, made for highly entertaining reading sessions. There were sad and sentimental poems, too, political, descriptive and opinion-based pieces, poems rooted in literature or history, and poems of elation and despair.

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