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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The art of photographing Dragonflies

by Philip Hinton

Paddling for pictures,
amongst the reeds and rushes.
Creeping painfully slow,
edging closer and closer.

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On the Times Square

by Piotr Stankiewicz

the newcomers from Europe
are looking around here
more or less tentatively

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An Inspiration

by Piotr Stankiewicz

again they said – write
again they rushed

so one more time and again

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South to the Caribbean

by Piotr Stankiewicz

through the great ol’ dreams of your boyhood

navigate
with your sight

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Down from the Clouds

by Piotr Stankiewicz

from the first steps clouds Adams
from the prologues epilogues approaching tempests
from the vast and clear waters

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WHAT EXACTLY ARE WE HEADED FOR???

by Pratik Chandarana

With a clumsy brain and a choking pen,
All philosophical, unlike most of the men;
Trying to figure it out, I thought more and more,
What Exactly Are We Headed For???

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Procrastination

by Rachael Webster

They are too precious,
these minutes of mine.
Like rare coins, pennies of time,
they shine and dazzle me.

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Mr ?

by Rachael Webster

The saddest thing was seeing his hedges grow;
spindly branches like malnourished limbs
protruding from the confines of the borders,
spoiling the edges of his once tidy garden.

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2011

by rachel harding

The revolution has come
But has missed a step
The blind and the deaf
Don’t know what is done

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Pass the Parcel

by Rachel Irven

My guilt is an old guilt,
Passed through generations of women
Like a parcel in a child’s game.
When the music stops it is my turn,

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