In 2010, the Poetry Society marked the thirteenth year of its international young people's poetry competition, the Foyle Young Poets Award, and we've called upon some past judges to help celebrate its coming of age.
We asked some brave poets to give us photographs and poems from their teenage years and the results have been fantastic!
This poet was born in Cornwall and recently won a very prestigious prize.
Who is this Scottish writer who explores contemporary views of feminism through her work?
Can you guess this multi-award winning Budapest born poet?
This poet was born in Lahore, Pakistan and was named as one of the Poetry Society's New Generation Poets in 1994.
This Eric Gregory winning poet will be judging the Foyle Awards this year!
This poet is known as the 'Skelmersdale Mystic' by poet Ian McMillan!
This poet uses science in his work and wrote an award winning poem about Chernobyl.
After you have written your poem(s) you can enter them into the Foyle Young Poet Awards online here
Alternatively you can enter by downloading a paper entry form and posting it to us at:
Foyle Young Poets 2010
The Poetry Society
22 Betterton Street
London WC2H 9BX