The George Crabbe Memorial Poetry Competition2019 Crabbe Memorial Competition – First PrizeAdjudicator: Tiffany Atkinson Along croziers of sunlight, the archbishops swim lengths of Jesus Green Lido. Behind the trees, along the Cam, the river’s mirror is a font, brimming with sky: a hundred yards of holy water. By butterfly, Robert
The George Crabbe Memorial Poetry Competition2019 Crabbe Memorial Competition – Second PrizeAdjudicator: Tiffany Atkinson And this is what he said, in a voice like a hive full of bees: make love in Alexandria at least once in your life. Afterwards eat plenty of pastries – the triangular ones with a
The George Crabbe Memorial Poetry Competition2019 Crabbe Memorial Competition – Third PrizeAdjudicator: Tiffany Atkinson I was sitting on the bank when I felt my grief roil inside me. Gulping against the upward surge, still trying to contain it, I found I could no longer. A huge sob juddered open my
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