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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Checkmate

by Faith Hadley

He pictured her eyes tinted by moonlight,
his heart racing like a charging horse,
he draws his saber to protect his queen,
knight to king four.

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Thirteenth Birthday

by Francesca McMahon

She bought a dead man’s cardigan,
unpicked the work and smoothed
the creased yarn into balls the size
of oranges. This was her secret.

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