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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Gazza with one "Z"

by Dan Gee

When did it all start to melt down?
Those wonderful feet became chequered,
with blood filled fat cheeks where
the laces came loose and the boots fell off.

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Sanction My Portrayal

by Daniel Mendes

Dear God Talk to me
Can you tell me a story?
Of how my life maps out
SoI don't need to worry

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A Line or Two

by Daniel Mendes

What happened here miss?
It was sky's the limit for you 'til...
You started poppin those pills now you can't even keep still
Sad as every time I see you somthing is missing

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Waitin 4 D 1

by Daniel Mendes

What can I say?
What can I do?
About the reason I be stressing
I'm missing a female in my world

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Lost

by Daniel Mendes

A time when I'm lost for words
Running short of laughter
I'm finding it hard to deal with the stress
My shoulders can't take the pressure

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Blood Stains

by Daniel Mendes

Drama in the street
The victim's blood sprayed
Made puddle on the concrete
It was cleaned the next day

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Strange but not a stranger.

by dave walker

Welcome to my world, the cracks in the walls
papered over, to give some appearance of
normality, singed brown with the fire of my
mind.

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Ending Again

by David Dalton

Elevator doors part in slow motion
I stand before you

arms outstretched

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Palliative Care

by David Holloway

I can see your chest,
and the grey hairs that flexed,
building this room.

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The Key to Life’s Questions: Hope

by David Kaufman

Why do bad things happen to good souls?
It is because these souls have the courage and bravery to act bold.
God tests them so they can inspire others,
They have the strength to pass with flying colors.

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