My Poetry Idol

Write about someone you admire:


  • My Poetry Idol Competition.
  • Young Writers runs poetry competitions on themes that will challenge you to write your very best.
  • My Poetry Idol is a chance to write about someone you admire, so get creative!
  • Haikus, rhymes, acrostics – it’s up to you!
  • Successful stories will be published in a poetry anthology.


  • Good news – this comp is open all year round!


  • Individuals: upload your entry here along with this entry form.
  • Schools: upload entries here.
  • You can also post entries to: My Poetry Idol, Young Writers, Remus House, Coltsfoot Drive, Peterborough, PE2 9BF