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:

Filter Poems By Author's First Name

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. All

A Tale Of Time

by Chris Fordham

Slowly descending the spiral staircase,
you burn your way past a mark.
One, two, three, still further to travel yet.
At six you shall cease to be.

View in full

Burning Beneath The Surface

by Chris Fordham

A chaotic inception—
born of the fire and running
burning to reach home,
the stream flowing.

View in full

Appostle's Disgrace

by Christopher Bayliss

I often think of how you must of felt on that eventful day.
It must of been a turmoil in you’re mind
You preach of love and loyalty to you’re Father up above
But their was no one that treated you in kind.

View in full

I thought it love.

by Claire Chambers

The day was warm
The month was May
Tears fell on my wedding day
The choice was mine

View in full

The Cage

by Claire Marchant-Collier

For a moment the cage door opens,
A little wider, I can poke my head through,
A stretch of the limbs, then an arm and a foot,
Until I am perched on the other side

View in full

Newspaper Man

by Claire Vorster

Have you seen those black and white photos,
Of children caught in another man’s war?
Those innocent eyes,
Old and cold before their time,

View in full

Ninety Seconds

by clare lupino

A strategy of clever passes
To entertain the frightened masses;
With ninety seconds,Beckham scores,
To take our minds away from wars.

View in full

The central heating's not working

by Colin Rennie

Maybe, before,
we'd giggle into bed,
instead
of applying layers

View in full

Cold

by Colin Rennie

It's not so warm
Now that I am in it
Alone

View in full

Set the clock

by Collette Caffrey

Wrap a bandage around my head
I do not want to live today; mummify my body with cloth,
set the clock.

View in full