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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My lonely place

by John Daley

I lay herein my lonely place
I close my eyes my fingers trace
I see a picture in my head
offering feelings long thought dead

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The matriarch

by John Rowe

The Matriarch

Slipping in the rain
Is the soaking ache

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just a note

by joseph morones

A man writes an anonymous note, just a note, full of hope and a dream, to a woman he's hurt in hopes of redeem.
With anticipation he waits to see things unfold,waiting to hear"how clever how bold".
What is this in such a curious place ,she finds a paper with words but no face.
Is this an answer to a long lonely prayer,will he save me from my hearts dispair.

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If I Could Make A Monster -

by Joshua Brooks

If I could make a monster,
I'd have -A large fat nose to pick up every scent
With big googly eyes to see where you went
With rough ugly skin the colour of mud

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Looking in

by julie rose clark

I look at the coffin and I don't see you
I look for love in the pub after and don't find any
I look in the hearts of others
I look inside my own heart

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by June Okochi

Absence to those who love is death
It diminishes little passions
To exceed greater ones

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by June Okochi

It strikes me as a beautiful night
The silence, the moon and stars
The peace and calm which lingers
I ponder in my heart

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All Consuming Sun

by justin reeder

Pulsing rays of wondrous power,
Every cell inside me flower,
Nerve to fibre roar and shudder,
Supreme sensation like no other.

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