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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Albion!

by colin croad

England is such a pleasant land,
Filled with yeomen, so proud, so grand!
We fly our flags and cheer our team,

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Absence!

by colin croad

The anguish felt when love's apart!
The need within my longing heart!
Each hour which seems to last a day!

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The Small Death!

by colin croad

A warm and gentle loving touch,
That time when hearts will race so much!
Willing lips draw close then meet,

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Finding Out You Both Like Smelling Old Books

by Colin Fisher

The book taken,
It is opened,
The pages sniffed
And then the smile.

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Space

by Colin Fisher

Odd
But it's the space I want
Not the words. And
They were good words:

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David, 1961

by Colin Fisher

I like my mum’s photos.
She can capture movement
That for me would simply be a
Blur. The best photos of us

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Bleeding

by Colin Rennie

I crunch silence between my toes
because my voice can't be raised
The barb of your tongue is a harpoon
Nailing a whale's back.

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Plankton

by Colin Rennie

The words didn't come to me
That day you asked me why
I just stood and watched
starlings swim like plankton in the sky

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Between

by Colin Rennie

I crunch silence between my toes
because my voice can't be raised
The barb of your tongue is a harpoon
Nailing a whale's back.

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Honi soit qui mal y pense

by Craig Raeside

He volunteered just out of school
with a young mans' eyes
and bravery.
Honour him.

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