National Poetry Day 2016


It’s National Poetry Day today! Hooray!

The competition is closed – it will be judged as soon as possible, winners will be notified by email and here.

Adults and older young people will receive one of these kindly donated by Forward Arts Foundation:


young people will receive one of these, kindly donated by Macmillan:



I certainly hope you will all be tweeting your poems with the following hashtags today:



I certainly will be! @lizpoet

This is a FREE ebook to download full of National Poetry Day Ambassadors’ poems and also classic poems chosen by the Ambassadors, you can download it here!


You can find lots more information about National Poetry Day and all the National Poetry Day Ambassadors on the Forward Arts Foundation Ambassadors website, here.

You can find message poems posted there on all subjects and in all styles – go and find some inspiration!

There are also some badges, logos, stamps and posters to download.