ENTER: The Tab summer poetry competition

Judge: A retired English teacher. Prize: TBC

Lectures and libraries have stepped aside

In their place stand sangria and summer

Avoid the temptation of staying inside

Or the next few months will be a bummer

If you find yourself bored then listen to me

I have but a humble proposition

To keep your mind sharp and your wit flowing free

Enter our poetry competition

There aren’t any rules, submit what you will

Be it ballad, rap, epic or haiku

So fetch your parchment, your ink and your quill

We’ll publish the best – hey that could be you!

Entries close in August and open today

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