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 2019 Marsden the Poetry Village 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 works 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 chosen; ...

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