Welcome everyone – and our apologies. The website has been down due to a technical error. But all working again thanks
to our wonderful WEB PERSON. Thanks, Stu. 

As the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing approaches we have a brand new competition. Do check it out. To see the winners of our last competition, I AM A JIGSAW, click on “poems” and scroll down to “competition entries.”

Since 1998 The Poetry Zone has published around 20,000 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.






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Latest Poems

Up to the Moon

by David Uchegbu aged 8

Ride a rocket
see a rocket
be a rocket
time to take of
In space
inside the moon
put the flag
back in space
back again


by Niamh Chilvers

I am Mr Stink
I’m smellier than you think
I smell so bad I have no friends
but for me stinky never ends

I am Mr Stink!

For the Love of Food

by Olivia Poppy Tennison aged 13

ich liebe mittagspause

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