Thanks everyone who entered the I Love My Family competition. Winners will be announced at the end of March and watch out for a brand new competition starting soon.

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.

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”.

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!

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Poems all about Mums

I Love My Family

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Latest Poems

A City Year Called Mr Steve

by Salahuddin aged 9

Mr Steve is a good man
Fun to play with too
He’s the man with the master plan
When you’re feeling blue

My Cousin Dauud

by Salahuddin aged 9

D is for daring
A is for amazing
U is for understandable
U is for understanding
D is for deserving

My Bro Amar Ahmed

by Salahuddin aged 9

A is for amazing
M is for magnificent
A is for awesome
R is for rocking

A is for always there for me
H is for handsome
M is for marvellous
E is for

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What Are We Fighting For?

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