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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Time. Unnoticed.

by Kes Ede

Don't talk about life as if I were never here
Stop breathing the heavily emptied words
that tumble confused out of your mouth.
Vocabularisation. Nonsensificant.

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Reflections at sunset

by Kieran Conrad

Private thoughts and memories dwell,
the happy ones make teardrops well
to stand and say goodbye for now
is hard to bear, because somehow.

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Lonely reality

by kiersten pike

alone is such a sad tone of word to hear. once you experience this word, you wish you never heard that never heard that you never ever wanted to hear, but when you looking the mirror it's onlyyou but when you are alone who will be there ? to make sure you are entertained, the main person you always see by your side? Me myself and I? Huh, there's only one person out of the aton that will make sure you aresafe and that's the lord above me.But youwill always beMe, Myself ad I at the end of the road.Well that's what i call and always will be called lonely reality

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The Creator

by Kim Lofthouse

Grey concrete -
Blank and begging
To be transformed
Into a life,

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Lover's Song

by Kim Lofthouse

She stands alone.
White light on
And staring
Out into the wavy abyss.

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Battle Hymn

by Kim Lofthouse

Black.

Black and red.

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Breaking Up

by Kim Lofthouse

The crackle of static,
White noise
And electric limbo.

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Roulette

by Kirsty Harding

It hurts, I know it hurts.
I hold you but I'm numb,
I don't feel my own pain, I have to carry yours,
carry your pain away and destroy it.

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Another Life

by Kodi Ross

The sunlight shines a-light the pavement
Striped by random blocks of shadow
Lawless, in their interrupting

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Echoes of You

by Kriss Nichol

Echoes of you visited me today
in the rain whispering at my window.
Cats’ paws of wind chasing leaves
in the garden uncovered shadows of your smile

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