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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by Eden Falk

There is a gathering dust at the end of the light
A curl of dirt is caught in the air
Like a hurricane, without the wind to force it
Into the strength that it wishes to whisper

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Credit Crunch!

by Elaine Whybro

Had your fill of porridge oats,
crunchy nuts, jam on toast?
There's a new taste to be found
rather costly pound for pound.

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Ceasefire

by Elaine Whybro

Do you cease
or do you fire?
Which is it to be?
Do you pull the trigger

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Relief

by Elaine Whybro

And now we breathe a sigh of relief,
gone is the charlatan, gone is the thief
of votes and lives
and hopes and dreams,

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Heart's Warning

by Emily Williamson

If pain be the warning from body to mind,
To desist what will damage,
Why not do we listen to the pain of our hearts?
Warning the mind that love does wound.

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