Positive Images Peace Festival Poetry Competition - HUMAN RIGHTS

The Fourth Annual Positive Images Peace Festival Poetry Competition on the subject of Human Rights.

Winner: Craig  Campbell      -   Granmaw Don’t Do (Download PDF)

Runner Up:  David Copson    -    A Cry from Within (Download PDF)

Highly Commended:    
Rachel Burns           -   Death Wing (Download PDF)
David Copson          - Across the Street (Download PDF)

Judge’s Choice:
Julie Mottershead     -  The Elevated Lady (Download PDF)
Katalin Patnaik        -   The Right Haiku (Download PDF)
Caroline Davies       -  Corporal Punishment  (Download PDF)
Ella Cook                 -  The Right to be Human (Download PDF)
Jack Cooper             -  Normal Persons (Download PDF)
Maxine Burns          -  Simply Human  (Download PDF)
Scott Healy             -    What Say You (Download PDF)


Ann Atkins  -  Not a Fairy Tale
Ann Atkins -   The Last Dance
B. Beccles -   Which Witch
Blue Sun -     We are Love   
Paul Bowler -  Walls
A. Clennell -  Morwenna
Ella Cook -    Look at Me
D. Court -     Casual Determination
Colin Dardis - Broken Prayer
Colin Dardis - This is  a man
Colin Dardis - Waiting for the Bomb
L. Darran  -   They Say
A. Da Silva -  The Long Haul
A. Da Silva -  American History    
A. Da Silva -  Human Rights
Docrobin and M. Loat  -  Labelling Faux Pas
C. Davan -     What have we become
C. Dovan  -    My Blood….
ESOL Class entries
J.Goldberg  -  How do I Look
Scott Healy -  328883
Scott Healy -  Colour Blind
R. Hristova -  Four Years
T. Jackson  -  Human Rights
S. Jafri    -  On Human Rights
M. Kaur     -  Who do you think I am                                              
P. Kaur     -  Being Human
L. Kelly    -  Freedom of Expression
S. Lesley   -  Would You Lay Down
M.Loat and Docrobin  -  E. Pluribus Unum 
Peter Longden - Hard Hand
Helen Magley -  Oh I Wished I had Looked After My Rights
Helen Magley -  Right to Vote  
Helen Magley -  Children have the Right to Education
Theresa Mason - Freedom
Theresa Mason - Human Rights
Margaret Mather - Sreet Terror
Deon Matongo   -  My African Home
Neil Newcombe  - The Final Solution
Nick Nibb   -   The Death of a  Talk Show Host
Anita Nicholls  - Human Rights
Kitty O’Shea  -  Human Rights (Global Citizenship)
P.Painter -     See me Through the Darkness of the Light
P.Painter -     See
Kalpana Patel - To Be or Not
K. Patnaik   -  Our Haiku
K. Patnaik   -  Haiku of the Sheep
S. Pennell   -  Aylans Journey
Natalie Peterson - Africa here I come
J. Reynolds   - An Unsanitary Smell
A. Roberts(Woods) - In a World that Seems not to Care
A. Roberts(Woods) - Pardigm for Lasting Peace
A. Roberts(Woods) - Surely I have Human Rights
Judith E Roberts  - Understanding
B. Scott    -    For Sale - Humanity
Christine Stafford - The Lost Child of India 
Susan Vernon- Yorke - Human Rights and Wrongs
Robert Zhilmor  -  Human Rights Convention


Publication of Poems

The winner, runner up and highly commended and best of the rest selected by the Judging Panel, will have their entries published in the Chatterbox Magazine and all entries will be published on the Positive Images Festival website.
In addition, all the entries will feature in a Poetry Competition booklet which will be available in early 2019. All entrants to the Competition will be entitled to three copies of the booklet at no charge once the booklet has been published.

Judging Panel

The Panel will comprise of three people including the winner of the 2018 Peace Festival Poetry Competition. The decision of the Judging Panel will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.