MAG Poetry Competition 2011 - search for new poems

About 44% of the participants in the 2011 poetry competition wished their poems to remain viewable on the website. Check these out here:

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Making love on planet earth

by Gwen Williams

As a race
they are obssessed with love
which they fabricate secretly in pairs
and occasionally threes.

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Geology

by Harry Englefield

One, limestone,
The other, sandstone,
Side by side in the stream.
Spring comes, snows melt

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Ambiguous Apple

by Hayley Morton

What art thou, ambiguous apple?
Pomaceous produce of West Asian origin,
rounded perfection of pretty lady in pink,
take me as I am old lady green,

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Chemistry Set

by Hazel Mutch

To use this gift properly you need
obedient hands, fixed eyes,
a shut mouth, open ears.
You must be certain never

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She's Gone Out

by Hazel Mutch

The house fades
between half lit streetlight
fizzling into half dark sky.
Her yellow blind shines

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We undress

by Heather Evans

We undress
And breathe, side by side
Just feeling the warmth of skin
My eyes trace your face

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The Beautiful Game

by Helen Cherry

Millions sat transfixed,
their bodies angle poised
before a screen;
trying to shed light

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Sometime you might know me

by Helen Cherry

Sometimes I like to be present with a painting
or run my hand furtively across a sculpture,
imagining what feelings the artist
intended to evoke; feeling my own.

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Taken Into Care

by helen ann williams

O.K Will do.
The message replied
But they knew no answer came from Give her my love.

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cold

by Herman Douglas

Iloosed my veins to see the rivers, the red love, god gave me.

Trying toforgive myself. Give it back.
Watch the mist, shallowing in the water. The bright love drifting around me.

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