Under 17 days of ash, Robert Landsburg rises and wipes dust from his backpack. Unwraps his camera; unwinds film from its casing. He’s up on shaking legs; begins to click the shutter release, as the cloud of black and heat recedes, and the air shrieks. He stands and watches as the mountain implodes.
Emily was commended in the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2016. Emily was also commended in the meme challenge, written and judged by poet Rishi Dastidar, on Young Poets Network, and the W. S. Graham challenge as part of Graham’s centenary celebrations; she is also a winner in the Winter Poems challenge. She is the […]
Jennie is a top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2016 and is highly commended in the Young Poets Network Namedropping challenge with People Need Nature and Jen Hadfield. She is also commended in the 2019 August challenge #2 on how-to poetry, written and judged by Foyle Young Poet Fiyinfoluwa Oladipo.
Perhaps I am in love with you, Or the back of your bald head. Or in love with the idea Of being in love with the back of your bald head. Or the silence between us, As we flash past, City scape that turns to city scape, Ridden with tiny lights. I love how it […]
Lucy Thynne is a top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2016, 2017 and 2018. She is also second-prize winner in the 2018 August challenge #1 on prose poetry on Young Poets Network and a winner in the 2016 Behind the Curtain poetry challenge on Young Poets Network, in partnership with the […]