Summer’s here! And so is the new Summer competition. Check it out.

Winners of our previous competitions – Love My Family, Christmas Poems, Scary Poems, and Lost and Found can be located by clicking on “Poems” and then scrolling down to “Competition Entries”.

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!

Somebody’s birthday? Why not give a poetry book? There are some brilliant books around. Here are four suggestions. Click here


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A Special Day

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Latest Poems

Rhyming Words

by Nikita Sharma aged 10




Too many rhyming words just waiting to be used
There are a million readers waiting to be amused.

A Ladybird

by Pushkar aged 8

Licking leaves
At its house
Dying from being stepped on
Yelling at other ladybirds in their language
Bouncing and flying to leaves, that’s where it lives
It’s yellow or red with black spots

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What the Rainbow Is

by Pushkar aged 8

The rainbow is big and colourful
with lots of colours
that’s how a rainbow works
so please watch the rainbow
because it’s nice and everybody likes it
but some people would not

Latest Interviews

Joshua Seigal with book

Joshua Seigal

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James Carter

James Carter

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from Roger!

What Are We Fighting For?

What Are We Fighting For?

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