Welcome to The Poetry Zone!
Well done, WINNERS of our Lost Magic competition. Well done everyone who entered, we had some great entries. The winners are… Praniti Gulyani, Chiamaka Uchegbu, Ide Crawford, Alara Baran, Nadia Sabir Fernandez and Sunetra Sen. You can check out the winners’ poems and the best of all the entries by clicking on “poems” and then scrolling down to “Competition Entries.”
A brand new competition will be starting soon. Watch this space.
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!
Me and Youby aged
Me and you
That’s all I want
Just me and you
My Fat Friendby aged
My friend is extremely fat, she even
eats more then my cat
She’s even bigger then my step mum
If she eats any more, she will explode
If you see her you might want to watch
I Love Scienceby aged
science is fun
anything can be done
from slimy gunk
to bits of junk
sometimes they go bang
or you can make stuff to hang
squash a fake eye till it pops