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

Tourists

by sophie king

Deep down an undulating
Gravel pathway
An urchin sidewalk
Steaming with a mist of flies

View in full

Lost Thought

by sophie king

In a dusty chest
She discovered the letter
Words from a past life
A time so nearly forgotten

View in full

sometimes

by Sophie Newman-Sanders

sometimes I hate myself so much
I can't breathe
I can't think
I don't want to think

View in full

Three in the bed

by Sophie Newman-Sanders

There were three in the bed, and the little one said,
Roll over, roll over. So I rolled and I landed
Crash on the floor, and my breaking heart split,
And my soul bled, it bled.

View in full

Freedom?

by Soumya Jana

You still walk like a maniac --
Though you have slowed down much.
It is now time to finally stop.
I warn you:

View in full

Drowning universes

by Stephan Sundqvist

Drowning universes
cut deep scars through my eyes.
In the lethargy of dreaming hopes
bubbles of glewing streams

View in full

Summer winds

by Stephan Sundqvist

Summer winds play through open air Summer winds play through open air
and fill my face with a vague scent of Phlox Paniculata.

A soft wheezing sound creeps around my open window

View in full

New Delhi Street Scene

by Stephen Beattie

Standing outside the carpet shop,
clutching a
durrie that maybe
once saw Kashmir, I wonder

View in full

Immigrant Doctor Kills Two

by Stephen Brackenridge

On a trinket tray in a hollow house,
Scones hold together jam and butter
On Ikea couch in a white blouse,
Over Daily Mails she likes to mutter

View in full

The Theft

by Stephen Brown

After I was arrested for the theft of the MonaLisa,
I sent Henri to extract the clean blank space,
to take back what we had created
and what was rightfully mine.

View in full