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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Nothing

by russell brierley

There’s nothing left to do,
That I haven’t already done and
I’ve done nothing.

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Crackling

by RUTH CHARNOCK

He liked to crunch
the hairy bit
the chewy fat
a habit

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Extinction

by Ruth Stacey

Mermaids drown in fresh water,
the lack of brine causing them to gum apart
like paper dolls.

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Anne Neville 1456 –1485

by Ruth Stacey

A ball tossed between men’s hands,
Quickly held and then thrown as if too hot.

A slender reed to be woven,

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In This Place

by Ruth Strachan

Not your fault, never.
I lived in a daze
of painted happiness.
I never realised

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the waking dream

by rylan peery

This mind is a prison,
and I've got to break free
trapped in illusion, realityTV
What is real? What can I believe?

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