Welcome to The Poetry Zone!
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.
The Bed and Me!by aged
I hid in my bed
but then said
let’s go to the shed
At the end of the day
I had wed in my bed
whilst eating bread!
Fun Familyby aged
Magical Micah makes mermaids.
Excitable Ella eats Easter eggs
Mysterious Mummy mends mangoes.
Disappearing Daddy draws dinosaurs.
Perfect P paints pigs.
Organised Oma opens onions.
Outstanding Opa offers oranges
Are Youby aged
Are you a kangaroo that can jump so high
are you a bird that can sore through the sky
are you a unicorn that’s awake all times
are you a mermaid who can definitely survive?