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River Words Poetry Competition Winners

Fyn Harrison 2 (Small)

Congratulations to all those wordsmiths who entered the inaugural River Words Poetry Competition as part of the Kalari River Arts Festival held on the weekend. The winning entries are now on display at Forbes Library. The winners are:

Category Primary School Winners – the prize of  $100 each:

Forbes Kindergarten student Fyn Harrison (pictured above) – The Big Carp and Orange Year 6 student Jeremy Elliott – Little Sally in the Valley

Category Secondary School – Winner – the prize of $100:

Bathurst Year 7 student Georgia Butt – Harvest Time

Highly Commended: Bathurst Year 7 student Felix McClymont – The Crystal River and Bathurst Year 8 student Matthew Vance – River Loss

Category Adult – the prize of $100:

Keith Rawsthorne, of Forbes – Kalari- My River (pictured below)

Highly Commended to Lee Reynolds, of Forbes – The Lachlan River (pictured below).

Keith Rawsthorne and Lee Reynolds 2 (Small)

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