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We now have the winners for the I Love My Family competition. The standard was very high indeed – so well done if you won! Go to Poems, then scroll down to Competition Entries (click “read more” on the red bar!). You’ll find all the runners-up as well. And if you’re a mum… well, some of the poems are going to give you a very warm, fuzzy sort of feeling. Watch out for a brand new competition starting soon.

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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 our other competitions. Winners of Christmas Poems, Scary Poems, Lost and Found and the National Poetry Day competitions can be found by clicking on “Poems” and then scrolling down to “Competition Entries”.

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Poems all about Mums

I Love My Family

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Latest Poems

My Sweet Shop

by Harshita Das aged 9

I wish to have my own sweet shop
And trucks of candies wouldn’t stop
We would have tasty treats
Including all the sweets

I wish to have my own sweet shop
Stocked with full of lollipops

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My Dad

by Emma aged 7

My dad is cool
I love my dad
My dad is funny
I love my dad
My dad is kind
I love my dad
My dad helps me when I get hurt

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Dark and Light

by Kennedy

Glow is better than the dark,
We see ahead
the world’s not black
thanks to you
we can see the light
You illuminate our lives with your presence
along the way can be cloudy

…Read the rest

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What Are We Fighting For?

What Are We Fighting For?

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