Judges Michel François and R Friedman have made their selection and,
‘the entries’, they claim, ‘have been colourful, innovative and with passion’
and, we have decided this year, to include three ‘Special Mentions’ who
will each receive a copy of ‘Michel François and Friends’ Poetry CD.
All prize winners and runners-up will be featured in the 2nd Volume of
‘Poetic Art’/ L’Art Poétique. Due out 2016 subject to agreed terms.
‘All that Glistens’ by Tanya Gardner, USA.
‘The Traveller’ by Ricky Roberts, England, UK.
‘Rien de Rien’ by John D. Kelly, Northern Ireland, UK.
‘To Marina Tsvetaeva’ by Valentina Kotsuba, England, UK.
‘Solstice’ by David Butler, Eire, Ireland.
‘The Hangman Inn’ by Albert Gillen, England, UK.
Congratulations to all those above and indeed to all entries received from many countries who as committed poets and writers displayed interest, courage and an ability to convey personality and originality in their literary adventure.