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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Montagne d'amour

by Steve Brodie

Carry me now, my love.
My head is so light,...so trill.
The air is so thin,... so slight.
Your arms are too strong,...to fill.

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That Moment

by Steven Jeffery

It is in that moment when you look at me
The separation of body and soul
When off I go
Yes, off I go to consider my place

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LIVE TO REGRET

by Steven Ward

Do you believe in life after death?
What do you think you would say, with your dying breath,
Would you ask for forgiveness, for all the things you regret,
And then hope that your god, would forgive and forget.

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Apostles

by Suzanne Saw

1 - your lewd married
tongue-slips amuse me, leave
me flattered, awkward.
Slide under the general

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The Good Life

by Suzanne Saw

above my little figure, in his yellow shirt; that's dad
tending a conservative bonfire,
too tame a blaze to make the Henley townsfolk cough.
my pleasure visible, my chest

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You Can't Fight Us

by Suzanne Schenk

There are alien shapes in these midnight skies but I'm making them.
My brothers and I are climbing up, rising up,
Founding our future up there.

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The Silent Race

by Suzanne Schenk

We tear the voices from the silent race
The crouching kin whose sight we can't endure
For the light comes low into the threshing place

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The Pack

by Tan Bucho

If a dark humour crushed
A fragile family of loners,
The laughter would clang in this empty space.
Whoever you are, were you to die,

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To a Soldier

by Tatum Dunn

Turn your sword tip to the unforgiving ground
And pray your heart is harder than this
Keep your breastplate shined fast
So that you startle the comets ego from the dark skies

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The Last Ending

by Tatum Dunn

There is something I need to finish
But I am drunk on endings
An infinite scribble wondering how to make a full stop

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