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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Painting History

by Barbara Smith

The Hall of Mirrors prepared for signature of the Versailles Peace Treaty on 28 June 1919 by Leopold Delbeke

I never imagined that painting to be a footnote
underscoring history – it was an afterthought.

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Piano

by Barbara Thomas

PIANO

In a brilliant white room
Stands a white piano

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Sudden Yellow Clouds

by Belinda Farrell

Recapture a day when
summer brushed our skin
golden, when the sky
bloomed a brief, intellectual blue.

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What It's Not

by Belle Keelson-Anfu

It's not a feeling it's an ache
So intense at times it becomes a pain
Stripping me of the ability to be selfish
I become selfless, thinking of you first, always

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My Grandfather

by Belle Keelson-Anfu

Tears shed, his presence missed
Yet mingled with joyful streams
A life bursting, every moment experienced
Well beyond his three score and ten

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Long distance

by Belle Keelson-Anfu

Still for you this nameless feeling
Makes a fool of my intelligence
For I am unable to comprehend

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Not Cliché

by Belle Keelson-Anfu

Love, more then emotion
It's description overly used being abused
Yet it's true meaning remains
Eternal & long suffering

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The Hummingbird and the Firefly

by Benjamin Noble

The humming bird and the fire fly
had never had the pleasure before.
One went by day, the other at night
through the carib skies they sore

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Yesteryear

by betty mcilroy

Sepia photographs taken long ago
Bringing to life those days of yesteryear.
Smiling faces that often do not show
The hardships endured and sadness or fear.

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LOOK FOR ME ON WAR'S LAST HILL

by Bob Harrison

Cold, cold and colder still
I scrambled up that war torn hill
The place where I would meet my god
Upon a patch of frozen sod

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