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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On that day….. Everybody is a GLOBAL CITIZEN

by Fatma Al-Shaqsi

No Asia..No Africa… No Europe… No America..
One continent for everybody..
No Japan …No Oman…No France…No Italy…
All the world is one country…

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Solitude

by Fiona Lyons

Within these walls a silence
Like loud earth shattering noise
My life a blob of ink
From a pen I hold with poise

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Dreams (of love)

by Fiona Mills

We sat for a while where the grass is green,
The heat is plenty and the sun is mean.
Our skin is browning and our eyes are bright,
We could just sit here till the morning light

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The Feast of St Francis of Assisi, The Church of Santa Croce, Firenze

by FRANCES BAILLIE

In search of Michelangelo,
I find huge gates of Gothic, Franciscan city pride locked fast.

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LOST AND FOUND

by FRANCES BAILLIE

LOST AND FOUND

Down the echoing, sunlit corridor
I’m on the hunt for the family face

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THE ONE

by FRANCES BAILLIE

Look at that misunderstood child …

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INBETWEENY

by FRANCES BAILLIE

Strange thing, gingery and tall
Who never comes down when I call.
Whence came you?

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SNAKE CHARMER

by FRANCES BAILLIE

SNAKE CHARMER

In a world of
panters and sniffers

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SYLVIA

by FRANCES BAILLIE

Painstakingly
out of her box
the Boston beauty
selected

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CURRYING FLAVOUR

by FRANCES BAILLIE

Walking past the Taj
You catch my eye.
Chunkily handsome, facing the door.
Smart suit, scarlet napkin tucked beneath those chins.

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