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 ‘Laughing Out Loud’ Poetry Competition winners announced

Congratulations to all the winners of the Kapiti Coast District Libraries “If You’re a Poet We Want to Know It” – Laughing Out Loud 3rd Annual poetry competition. Well done and thank you to all the entrants and judges.You can download a copy of all of this year's entries in eBook form here.

The winners are:

Adult Category:

1st Place - My parrot talks to sparrows by Mercedes Webb-Pullman
2nd Place - A monstrous task by Karen Peterson Butterworth
3rd Place (equal) - Don’t be ridiculous by Lesley Watkins
3rd Place (equal) - Ophelia burns her bra by Julie Burns

Teen Category:

1st Place - Mornings as a teenage boy by Jed Castle
2nd Place - I’m tired of school by Ballad Woodley-Hanan
3rd Place - Laughing out loud by Patricia Simmons

Child Category:

1st Place - My dad is a fisherman by Saskia Young
2nd Place - The farmer and the pig by Jenson Young
3rd Place - Writing a poem by Abigail Davies



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