Well done, WINNERS of our Lost Magic competition. Well done everyone who entered, we had some great entries. The winners are… Praniti Gulyani, Chiamaka Uchegbu, Ide Crawford, Alara Baran, Nadia Sabir Fernandez and Sunetra Sen. You can check out the winners’ poems and the best of all the entries by clicking on “poems” and then scrolling down to “Competition Entries.”
A brand new competition will be starting soon. Watch this space.

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.

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!



Lost Magic. The Very Best of Brian Moses.

Finding the Magic

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Latest Poems


by Jack Swift aged 9

Food is yummy
Food is good
Always eat food
That tastes so good
Always eat healthy
Fresh fruit and veg
Eat red meat and fish as well
It makes your brain think just

…Read the rest

My Weird, Weird Brother

by Harshita Das aged 10

I have a strange brother
And he does weird things
He likes to dance in the open
And also likes to sing

He wears my mother’s clothes
And they come down to his feet

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I Will Eat Your Soul…

by Harshita Das aged 10

If you come near
I’ll eat your soul
And no one will escape
Not even a mole

If you dare touch me
You’ll be burnt to ash
And probably
Be thrown away in the

…Read the rest

Latest Interviews

Celia Warren

Celia Warren’s A B C

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Joshua Seigal with book

Joshua Seigal

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from Roger!

Is This a Poem?

Ask me a question

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