I read one of the poems from my poetry collection ‘damaged children Precious Gems’. I wasn’t expecting to win, and I didn’t.
What I did get were some positive comments, so that felt good. I took the opporthunity and dedicated the poem to Mem Foxs’ husband. People there last understood the meaning of what I’d done.
The title of the poem is ‘Policeman, Preacher, Primary School Teacher’. I enjoyed reading it, but didn’t score very highly. I didn’t get a high score, but I did spread my message highlighting the horrors of child sexual abuse. That’s what really mattersl