LDE UTC learners have organised a poetry competition for all the college to be a part of. Our judges are looking for creativity, originality and self-expression. Good luck!
The maximum poem length is a page (or under two minutes for spoken/video submissions)
Email submissions to [email protected] with the subject ‘poetry entry’
Deadline for entry 28/02/22 @ 1:20
Our three winners will each get £10 amazon gift card and have their poems published on the college website.
Suggested writing prompts
Write a poem with the opening line:
-I stand in my legacy...
-The first day I met you...
-When I was younger, I dreamed that...
Write a poem using anaphora (the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses):
-My future will be
-When I open my eyes
Write a poem celebrating one of your inspirations:
-a family member
-anyone or anything that has inspired you!
Write a poem about something that needs to change:
-something within yourself
Write a poem conversing with yourself:
-your past self
-your reflection (present)
-your future self
You do not have to use these writing prompts they are just suggestions to get you started!