In case you hadn’t noticed, Christmas is coming. So why not enter our competition? Just go to the competition page and send us a poem about it.

Poo Poo Poo! Rude poems can be very funny but be warned – if you send us poems about farts, bottoms or poo they won’t be appearing in the Poetry Zone. So please stop sending us rude poems. 

And do please remember that all the poems you send should be your own original work.

If you haven’t already done so, check out the winners of the Scary Poems Competition, the Lost and Found competition, the National Poetry Day competition and all our other competitions by clicking on “Poems” and then scrolling down to “Competition Entries”. There you’ll find all the winners. 

Since 1998 The Poetry Zone has published around 20,000 poems by young people and had millions of visitors – children and teenagers, real live poets and other adults who want to check us out, especially teachers who use the Poetry Zone as a fun way of teaching poetry in their schools. Do spread the word!

If you’re stuck for a Christmas gift idea – why not give a poetry book. There are some brilliant books around. Here are four suggestions. Click here


Christmas Poems

The Night Before Christmas

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Latest Poems

Just Not Good Enough for You

by Emily Moore aged 10

I get a bit emotional when my boyfriend takes me down,
I get a bit emotional when your boyfriend takes you down,
Nothing is bad,
Just not good,
Not good … Read the rest

My Christmas Love

by Emily Moore aged 10

I think of myself as a beautiful girl,
But oh no according to Bradon Seagirs,
I’m ugly,
It is Christmas Eve people,
You never find your true love,
Even if … Read the rest

The Christmas Truce!

by Chelsea & Abbie aged 11 & 10

in 1914 there was an historical event,
On 25th of December,
This was just the start of massive argument,
Which was what we call a Christmas truce,
It happened 100 … Read the rest

Latest Interviews

Joshua Seigal with book

Joshua Seigal

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James Carter

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from Roger!

What Are We Fighting For?

What Are We Fighting For?

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