Happy World Wetlands Day!
Congratulations to all entrants in the World Wetlands Poetry Prize for Tasmanian Students!
The prize was judged by Bradley Trevor Greive AM (who is an especially judgy judge), and he chose the following poems as the most outstanding examples from all the entries we received:
Perfect Catch by Stella Taylor
Wetlands by Caitlin Powell
Wetland (Land of Wet) by Jasmine Cooper
Dinner by Bonnie Hewitt
Wetlands by Mia Van Dijke
Wetlands by Tahlia Chilcott
Secrets of the Wetlands by Ella Robinson
Wonderful Wetlands! by Nina Pahari
Wetlands by Archie Jones
The Wonderful Wetlands by Zara Richman
Wetlands by Stephanie Wilks
Our Vast Wetlands by Daisy Willows
Reflections by Tess Harkin
Frog Spawn by Clementine Harris
Return to Wetlands by Tessa Yu
Flamingo by Elle Anderson
Horses of the Camargue by Marion Scott
Dragonfly by Anagha Valappil
Congratulations again to all who entered – we hope to see some of you at the celebration at the Wooden Boat Festival on Monday 13th February from 12:30PM til 1. Stay tuned for more details – we’ll be posting them in the next couple of days.
Thanks so much to our sponsors, NRM South and Fullers Bookshop, for making this poetry prize a possibility, and to Clarence City and Sorell Council’s for their ongoing support.