MAG Poetry Competition 2010 - search for new poems

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by Andrea Fleming

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The bed years

by Andrea Wren

She keeps company with Hollywood A-listers,
courtesy of Amazon. It doesn't come cheap,
but loyalty discounts brighten her day.
Flicking the remote, an umbilical cord resting on

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Teardrop

by Andrea Wren

Bellied, like the seed sack of a
snapdragon, protruding forward,
into life. A short life (though
a new birth, nevertheless).

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Dreaming of dead birds

by Andrea Wren

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WOOTTON BASSETT GATEWAY

by Andrena Yeats

Three deep we stand waiting,
an invisible shroud binds us together,
a pressure all carry of history being made.
Tell us there's a reason, so we can bear it

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GATEWAY TO HOME

by Andrena Yeats

We raise our eyes from the pavement
as unforgiving and hard as war,
to watch a slow dream sequence
stuck in a time loop.

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Green Park (Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 6.30pm)

by Andrew Dee

Green Park in the evening
almost 6 o’clock,
I heard a beating heart
Then the beating stopped.

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LITTLE BOY

by Andy Gardiner

Oh what
overwhelming woes you bring,
Not a child of happy days,
A cold and ruthless little boy,

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20 FOOT TALL

by Andy Gardiner

As
morning sun is on my back,
I walk along a
dusty track.

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Flat Pack

by Anita Maccallum

A flat pack version of my former self,
lying in a pile, one screw missing.
Two point five children, searching for instructions
lost somewhere along the way. Me, waiting

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