Welcome to the Poetry Zone! Here you’ll find all things poetry-related. Scroll down the menu to find out all we have to offer. And if you are aged 3 to 18 – have a go at our poetry competition, with two great new books as prizes. Just click on the link to find out more.

Christmas Winners! Well done Jos Priddey, Anopaishe Chakwana, Isabella Gomez, Megan Hall, Noah Lawrence, Iona Mandal and Tazkia. And a big thank you to everyone who entered. I hope you all had a great Christmas. You can check out the winners and all the competition entries as well as previous winning poems 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!

 

Competition!

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The Spring Competitions

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Latest Poems

Friendship

by Suvangana aged 9

There many ships,
Yellow, red, blue, green
But there no ship as cool as friendship.
Friendship is a time we enjoy with a friend,
And we give everything that we have to lend.
In friendship

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Minions

by Estelle Chambers aged 7

Minions are yellow.
Minions are tiny.
Minions are cuddly
and make things all shiny.

Shah Rukh Khan

by Devika aged 9

Shah Rukh Khan
is my favourite actor
because he is a romantic person
I have known,
both on and off the screen.

Latest Interviews

Celia Warren

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Joshua Seigal

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