World of Words: Poem of the week

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YOU can send in a poem on any topic to and you could be in with the chance of winning a cheque for £10. This weeks’ winner is The Kite by Juliet Lockwood.

Like a ship she floats

Sails filled with the breeze

Blue sky her ocean

Small boy her navigator

Sense of wonder

Power and pride

Holding aloft

Man made creation

Controlled by a force

Higher than man.

For this romantic time of year, we would like you to pen some words about love – the ups and downs, the joys and woes. Please send in your poems on this theme by February 19, and if you win then you’ll be published here and receive a cheque for £20. All submissions should be sent via email to