Waitrose is running a Year of Poetry and wants your poems all about food. But you will have to be quick because the deadline is noon Wednesday 15th May. Waitrose Weekend newspaper has a front page article about the competition as well as an article on page six featuring Roger McGough who will judge the competition. There are some lovely examples of food poetry too! Roger will pick six winners from the months May, June, July and August and these will displayed in stores and from those a top three will be picked and announced on 2nd October which is National Poetry Day.
So get your brain around a turnip or an apple and write your thoughtful and witty poem (no longer than eight lines) and get your entries in.