Poetry Object 2017 - Winners & Highly Commended

Poetry Object 2017 Winners & Highly Commended

Thank you to all of our poets who generously shared their special objects across classrooms, cultures and languages. From the incredible outpouring of 3,412 poems, celebrated poet Mark Tredinnick had the difficult task of selecting three winning poems and the best school installation. We’re delighted to announce the winning and highly commended poems of Poetry Object 2017In collaboration with Regional Express (REX) Airlines, we've also celebrated the voices of regional and remote students with our special REX Primary and Secondary categories.

 

About Red Room Poetry Object 

Red Room Poetry Object is a free poetry writing competition inviting students and teachers to submit poems about the inner worlds of their special objects. In 2017, the competition linked 190 school communities across Australia and New Zealand.

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