Anna Kisby's 'Holy Cow' wins Marsden the Poetry Village competition

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Devon-based poet and archivist Anna Kisby has won the first Marsden the Poetry Village poetry competiton with her poem, ‘Holy Cow’. Competition judge and renowned poet Patience Agbabi said of it:  “Every time I read it, I smile: the conceit workes from beginning to end. I admire the boldness of it, the directness, ‘she moos’; the use of vernacular ‘I’ve the mother of a backache’; the similes, the metaphors, each word carefully...

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