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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My Day

by nataliya pilshchykova

Whatever the day brings,
Flowers or tears
I will love that day to my dearest.
Will it bring hope or despair

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Birth

by nataliya pilshchykova

It's all about being there,
It's all about holding hands,
It's all about saying that you can!
It's not about doctors, nurses.

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Serendipity

by Naveed Mulki

In the far away mountain
In the depths of the ocean
I do not look for you

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The Medieval Babysitter

by Neena Davies

The shining suit of armor can’t protect him from the cries
Of my twin baby brothers, who he’s here to supervise.
With vomit down his visor, and a baby in each arm
he rocks my brothers constantly for quiet and calm.

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The King’s Lesson

by Neena Davies

The cruel king of England, Henry VIII with six wives
Is teaching students history at a school in St Ives.
Three Catherine’s, two Anne’s and one Jane Seymour,
The pope excommunicated him for ignoring his law.

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My Faults

by Neil Goodacre

What is it about me
That repulses you so?
Please, I’m your wife,
It is right that I know.

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Homeless

by Neil Goodacre

I lie alone, asleep they hope.
In doorways, on benches, that’s where I rest,
Ignored by passers-by.

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The End

by neil jones

On that dark dismal day,
When the sun hid away,
And even the gayest,
Refused to play,

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Running...

by netzanet ghebrehiwet

Running after people
running against myself
running after busses
i know i'll never catch

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'Wild Delights'

by Niall O' Regan

In earth concealed roots of desire
This fragrant blessing...A thought to inspire
With just a desperate glanceof a life long lived
With no heavenly voice ever mine to give

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