Roses are red, violets are blue...

Date: 21 February 2024

We’re looking for a poet, could it be you?

Roses are red, violets are blue...

Let your creativity bloom and try your hand at our spring poem competition!


You’ll be in with the chance of winning a £50 Waterstones bookstore gift voucher and having your poem featured in the next edition of Spotlight. There are two categories, one for children (under-16s) and one for adults.


To enter, simply send your spring-themed poem to [email protected].*


Adults - please include your name, address and telephone number in the subject line or message.


Under-16s - please include your name, age and address, as well as your parent or carer’s name and contact details. Ensure you have permission from your parent or carer before submitting your poem.


Closing date for entries is Tuesday 30 April.


*Terms & Conditions

Entrants must be Saxon Weald or Weald Living residents. Entries are limited to one per household. Employees of Saxon Weald are not permitted to enter. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday 30 April 2024. The winners will be chosen by Saxon Weald staff and notified by telephone, email or in writing within five weeks of the closing date. Vouchers cannot be exchanged for a cash alternative. By entering, you agree to your name and poem submitted being published online and/or in future editions of Spotlight.