This week marks National Poetry Day on 6th October and to celebrate we want to hear your poems about Leicester. They can be about anything from why you love this fair city to an ode to your favourite pub, short or long, we want to hear them all!

What’s more we’ve got prizes, yes prizes for our favourite poets. Leicester’s most famed lyricists, Kasabian, have only gone and given us a handful of copies of their fantastic new album Velociraptor to encourage all of you young poets out there!

Everyone who submits a poem stands a chance of winning and our successful favourites will get published on the site!

To submit your entries just email your poem to [email protected] with “National Poetry Day” in the subject line. Don’t forget to include your address so that we can post you a Kasabian CD if you’re a winner! All entries must be received by midday on Friday 11th November.

For more info on National Poetry Day just click HERE.