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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Patchwork

by Diane Cook

Some travellers found a map one day
in a chest like Galileo’s,

the simple story of a planet,

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“ Little, Big Star “

by Donald Falconer

Little, Big Star in dreams of night
on whom do you shine your awful light?
Bigger, Bolder, Higher, deeper
than the thoughts of Plato. Steeper

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"Leaving Behind"

by Donald Falconer

Everything I do
I leave behind.
Every word I speak,
every word I write.

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“ Mermaid “

by Donald Falconer

You are the stranded mermaid of my dreams
who sits in the dry desert of my mind
contemplating water. Liquid sadness beams
through your eyes like unhappy stars lost behind

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“In a Day”

by Donald Falconer

Those eyes I saw, those eyes I knew, those eyes
I kissed a thousand times, but in a day
I knew those eyes would shine in other skies
and leave my feet to tread in winters way.

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"Me in your eyes"

by Donald Falconer

Within your eyes
I saw within.
Myself I saw
I saw myself.

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