MAG Poetry Competition 2010 - search for new poems

About 80% of the participants in the 2010 poetry competition wished their poems to remain viewable on the website. Check these out here:

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Wine and Separation

by Laura Halpin

Cat-eye night
there's a pigeon in the tower
there's a pigeon singing up there
songs of grit and grimy sidewalks

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I Made This For You

by Laura Halpin

Have you tasted this?
She asked
Cracking peppercorns under a flat-bladed knife
With a meat-mallet;

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Santa Monica, 6am

by Laura Halpin

There he sits on the bus like an atom too fast
Spinning round spinning round
and too fast and then smashed
And the splinters are stuck and they stick in his head

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Intersection Shore and Shore

by Laura Halpin

Swirly whirly
cabbie clik clik boom time
Drive-thru Mackey-D's
Ice-cream cravin' time

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Never Again

by Laura Short

The Soul’s first ascent untamed
And Love’s first dance by the flame.

I will never have that again.

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Sanctuary

by Liam Maloney

A castaway finds a shore

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Mood swing

by Liam Maloney

She told me of a trip to the dentist.

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Sightseer

by Liam Maloney

A visit to the psychic

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Treasure trove

by Liam Maloney

My mother keeps

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Educational Karma

by Liam Maloney

Teenage predators

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