2 MARCH 1991, Page 45

No. 1668: Distinguished drink

Wendy Cope wrote a poem called 'Cocoa with Kingsley Amis'. You are invited to write a poem celebrating the sharing of a drink with a famous writer, alive or dead — tea with Pope, absinthe with Ernest Dowson, Babycham with Betjeman? Max- imum 16 lines. Entries to 'Competition No. 1668' by 15 March.