MAG Poetry Competition 2010 - search for new poems

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S.C.Alexander, died 14th June 2009, POW, Changi, 1940 to 1945

by Gabriella Alexander

That skull there on
The pillow,
One two three we
Heave him up,

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What is a poem?

by Gabriella Alexander

Library, shopping
List, Letter From
An Unknown Woman,
Bright Star, Retrospectre on

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Dusk

by Gabriella Alexander

The light recedes
Behind
The trees and lights
Fold out electric

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The Terminator Traveller

by Gabrielle Lockwood

A traveller I once met,
Has a “Terminator” mind.
He sees the world in numbers,
And ponders on mankind.

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Looking At You Looking At Me

by Gabrielle Lockwood

Looking at you looking at me,
Our lives worlds apart.
I'd like to talk to you,
But where do I start?

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Kelpie

by Gareth Roberts

I am the horse-man.

I ride the dank mists in river-valleys
where swollen fords

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Butterfly net catchment area

by Gary Hartley

Camberwell Beauty
They saw you once

Put a pin there

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Away With Words

by Gay Anderson

I have no way with words,
She said.
Away with words!
He said.

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The Letter

by gemma fisher

The slightest of touches
And the eggshell will crumble
Empty and hollow
I can't let myself tumble

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BREATHE

by George Kwarteng

The umbilical cord that ever dragged me has finally been detached
Its music was distorted; had me on strings – dancing under hypnosis
Got my sense of real feeling blocked so I tasted the art of fear
Through the pipelines of the city – I choked on fumes and confusion

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