Poems in the Waiting Room is launching its 2014 Poetry Competition next week.
Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ) is a charitable arts in health
trust which has been operating in New Zealand since 2008. Every season 6000 free poetry cards are distributed to medical waiting rooms, rest
homes, hospices and prisons throughout the South Island and lower North
Island. The cards may be read on site or taken home for further reading
or sharing. Each seasons poems are also transcribed into Braille
booklets which are distributed by the RNZFB.
The competition has three aims; to provide a new selection
of poems to use in the cards, to advertise the project, and to assist
with the printing of future PitWR seasonal cards.
Full competition details may be found at waitingroompoems.wordpress.com