from £2.95
Free book signing
& personalisation
audio version
School discount
$1 per book sale
donated to the NSPCC

"Breaking the Cycle of Drugs, Knives and Crime, Avoiding the Route of a County Line"

We're inviting children and young people to join us in a powerful poetry project that aims to shed light on some pressing issues affecting our communities. 🌟

We want you to explore the themes of drugs, knives, and county lines through the art of poetry. We believe that poetry has the power to provoke thought, inspire change, and give voice to the unheard. Together, let's use our words to make a difference!

Whether you're an experienced poet or just starting out, we welcome everyone to participate. Express your thoughts, emotions, and experiences through verses that captivate and engage. Let your creativity flow and help us raise awareness about these important topics.

Not only will you have the opportunity to share your work with a supportive community, but we'll also be selecting some exceptional pieces to be featured in a special publication. Imagine seeing your words in print, making an impact on others and sparking conversations!

So, if you're ready to take on this poetic challenge and be part of something meaningful, here's what you need to do:

1️⃣ Write a poem that explores the themes of drugs, knives, or county lines. Let your imagination soar and your words paint a vivid picture.

2️⃣ Email your poem to

Remember, your words have the power to make a difference. Let's use poetry as a tool for change and raise awareness about these crucial issues. Together, we can create a world where everyone's voice is heard and valued.

Spread the word, invite your friends. We can't wait to read your incredible creations!


The Judges

We will be looking for imagination, expression and interpretation of the topics.

Christina Gabbitas
Christina Gabbitas


Mickey Bradley
Mickey Bradley

Musician, Undertones 
Read More

Rebecca Thomas
Rebecca Thomas

RM Language Services

Christina Gabbitas Writing is a limited company incorporated in England and Wales with registration number 07899068

PLEASE NOTE: Entrants give Christina Gabbitas, the permission to use their poems/rhymes for purposes of promoting the competition. Entrants also give permission to publish their work in a national poetry book. The entrant's permission of promotion includes all social media. The contributor grants the project perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable copyright license to reproduce, prepare derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, and distribute [the] Contributions and such derivative works.