Welcome to the Poetry Zone. Since 1998 The Poetry Zone has published around 30,000 poems by young people and has 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.

NOTE TO SCHOOLS SENDING POEMS. I’m very happy for schools to send us poems. But I do edit all poems – in the same way that poems would be edited in a book. This does take time – and so I would ask schools to limit the number of poems sent. If a school sends, say, 30 poems – one from every class member – I may have to choose a selection to appear in the Poetry Zone. Schools may, however, send as many poems as they would like for competitions..

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.




Sue Hardy-Dawson

Poems About Nature

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Latest Poems


by Siena Brinded aged 8

L is for loving
O is for obsession
V is for Valentine
E is for everlasting love

Monster Under My Bed

by Zahra aged 10

There’s a monster under my bed
I am hiding in my den.
I wish I was dead
Nothing is wrong with me.
I am just in bed


by Warren aged 9

Cooking with smells and taste
Adding spices and paste
Seasoning with pepper and salt
Serving with pride and joy

Plating like a professional chef
Sending it out nice and fresh
In the dining room there

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