MAG Poetry Competition 2009 - search for new poems

About 80% of the participants in the 2009 poetry competition wished their poems to remain viewable on the website. Check these out here:

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THIS PEN

by aidean byrne

this pen in my hand cries tears of ink
as the white sheet below starts to sink
each blink, each line

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IM LETTING GO

by aidean byrne

Magic in your touch, or some fairy dust,
Whatever it was I couldn't trust,
Sugar coats and clouds my view,
Some how I end up entwined with you.

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Live A Life That Life Itself Would Love To Live

by Alex Lillyman

Pain and suffering, now those sisters know how to have a good time, the bitches have gotta be blonde!
To edit and construct our thoughts is to censor what needs to be said in this day and age of fear and dread,
What runs through your head when you as am i are playing dead?
I believe that you think of ascension via aviation to heaven,

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Angel

by Ali Khan

I have committed a crime that I am ashamed of abortion,
Hinna blaming herself, crying herself to sleep,
when it was my fault for the rest of my life I am in mourning,

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An Honest Liar

by Ali Khan

We all made differently, different cultures heights & faces,
So whether u good or bad your gonna suffer cos your presidents cabinet r racists
Life ain’t what u make it, but what is given,
U could b rich but u don’t deserve it, u could b poor & don’t deserve it,

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No Mother and No Child

by Alice Homewood

Morphemes and orphans from the third world
Because the fourth world is a little too far.
Stepping out into the crazy sun
Where my irises are bloomed to the pure unadulterated truth.

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In my shoes

by Alison Chabloz

what could I have done
walking down that alley alone
over and along the walls
and roads of daily reminders

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Gold

by Alistair Melvin

Sparkling
The glitterati twinkle in her eye
You can see through the black and the white
Captured by the paparazzi

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Gold

by Alistair Melvin

Sparkling
The glitterati twinkle in her eye
You can see through the black and the white
Captured by the paparazzi

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Coffee Bean

by Alister Gray

I leave my house, I lock my door
With renewed hope to explore,
The magical world that we exist,
Greeted by a scene straight out of Schindler's List

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