Entries are welcomed that contemplate the themes of loss and coping with adversity. It comes with a first prize of £2,000 and four runners-up prizes of £500. The winning entry will be mounted on a plaque at the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre for wounded service personnel.
*This competition has now closed.*
The final five poems for A POEM TO REMEMBER have been shortlisted and now it's your chance to vote! The winner will get a £2,000 cash prize, have their poem installed at the DNCR building, and recited by Prince William. Read and vote for your favourite at: www.poemtoremember.co.uk. Voting closes at midnight on Saturday, 9th June, 2018.
Take a look below at the videos of the shortlist judges discussing what they were looking for in the winning entry:
Inua Ellams: https://youtu.be/R5lTzEA4TXc
Dan Snow: https://youtu.be/yYdZGUL1H3c
Andy McNab: https://youtu.be/Zp15ruxOXk8
JJ Chambers: https://www.youtube.com/gVC6XnEQ3dk
Katherine Rundell: https://www.youtube.com/tVAQ2abbS-Q