‘… only two things can be said to be common defining characteristics of a poem: 1) the language is intensified, and 2) it gives the reader a complete experience.’ Pat Schneider
The closing date for the Brewery Lane Poetry Competition is Friday, 22nd March. See the Entry Rules below and start submitting your best work. There is an Emerging Writer award for someone whose poetry has not previously won a prize or been published, as well as an overall award and prizes for students of secondary schools in Carrick-on-Suir. The competition judge is the poet Mark Roper.