Tag Archives: Helen Lehndorf

PoARTry @ Olveston

This gorgeous 54 page book of poems, artwork created in response to the poems, and photographs from Olveston relating to the poems, is selling for $20.00 (plus $2.50 postage in NZ) with all profits going to Poems in the Waiting … Continue reading

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Our winter poets

In this winter edition we’re featuring the winning poems from our 2014 poetry competition. Belinda Diepenheim’s That’s Art, Cherry Hill’s Old home, Charmian Koed’s Ode to a Compost Bin and Carolyn McCurdie’s First rain after drought. And then we’ve got Hugh … Continue reading

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And the 2014 competition winners are

Helen Lehndorf has read over 300 poems, and then read them again and again, keeping in mind her own criteria plus a few words of requirement from me!  She had no idea whose work she was looking at as I … Continue reading

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Empty nests and letterboxes

Yesterday we had people knocking on our front and back doors handing in last-minute competition entries. Our 2014 poetry competition is now closed so today, for the first time in weeks, our letterbox was empty.  On Monday I’ll bundle up … Continue reading

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Poetry Competition 2014

Announcing the Poems in the Waiting Room(NZ) 2014 Poetry Competition. If you’d like to click on the Poetry Competition tab above, then select Poetry Competition 2014  you’ll be able to read through all the entry conditions and then ……….  start … Continue reading

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Poetry cards and competitions

Life is busy with tidying up after the exhibition, thinking ahead to the Resthome Residents photographic competition, working on the new poetry card for Summer and quietly planning the 2014 poetry competition. I feel a bit dithery calling it 2014 … Continue reading

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When the fun has gone out of funding!

We’ve lived next to our neighbours for 25 years, they’ve featured in several of my poems  and although they’re not really into poetry Murray attached this blackboard to their deck where he writes messages and verses for our amusement. They … Continue reading

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