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Dust off your John Lennon poems. Carol Ann Duffy is judging the first international John Lennon poetry contest.

The Beatles Story is organising the global search for first ever Liverpool Lennon Poet in celebration of the life of the master lyricist.

The final stages of the hunt will take place during the tribute season this October to December, the major two-month cultural programme marking 70 years since Lennon’s birth and 30 years since his death.

Originally Published: May 25th, 2010