Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Words from the heart have been arriving daily for the Peace Hospice Care poetry Competition.

A remarkable response from the community locally and nationally has resulted in some astounding poetry submissions.

With just one week to go before the closing date for entries, poets are still putting pen to paper to submit their work on the subject of 'Love and Loss'.

Peace Hospice Care's Royal Patron, HRH Princess Michael of Kent, will be judging the entries and an anthology of work will be published later this year to capture the creativity for appreciation by the community.

Peace Hospice Care Communications Officer Julia Childs said, 'We appreciate every poem that has been entered.  The subject matter has stirred some deep and personal emotions. The submissions are very powerful, moving and have proved to be a great outlet of expression. We have had patients entering poems, Care Home residents writing very heartfelt words and we have also seen entries coming in from all corners of the UK.  We thank everyone who has taken time to write and send us their work and we look forward to the poetry anthology being published later this year.'

The closing date for entry to the competition is June 28th.  To find out how to submit your poem and download an entry form