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COMPETITION! Send us a poem on the theme of messages to help us celebrate National Poetry Day here in the UK. You can check out the winners and the best of all our previous competition entries by clicking on “poems” and then scrolling down to “Competition Entries”

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!

 

Competition!

Send a message for National Poetry Day.

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Latest Poems

I Like to Play on my Laptop

by Bhavya Das aged 6

I like to play on my laptop
I love playing on laptop
There are so many game I can play
Like roblox slither.io agar.io diep.io and wings.io
I can even do ms paint word scratch I

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Independence Day

by Harshita Das aged 10

This was the day
When we got our own rights
A thing for which
The fighters fought, with all their might
We were independent on this day
Freedom was finally on our way
We

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My Birthday

by Adam Rafael Holmes aged 7

When I woke up I followed a trail from behind my bedrail
Of birthday presents with flowers on top.
There was Lego and hot wheels and books and cards
I opened the boxes with superfast cars.

We

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