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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Bank holiday

by Clare Foges

We were the only ones on the pier
under a heavy sky, grey like something coming.
Bedraggled as orphans, rain soaked through our T-bars
and itched at the cuffs of our coats. You led us on,

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by Colin Garrity

George Shearing
father leaving
and all that jazz
Oscar Peterson

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I never left you

by Craig Raeside

I watched over you each night
softly sleeping in your little bed.
Dawn patrolling the vast emptiness
between your mother and my still beating heart.

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