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

My Brother

by Sarina Amir aged 10

My brother is very silly,
We often call him a silly billy,
My brother is 4 years old,
We could NEVER EVER let him be sold.
My brother is sometimes annoying,
We don’t find it

…Read the rest

St. Clare’s

by Hamza Yusuf aged 11

S is for smarty
T is for teaching
C is for cat
L is for laughing
A is for awesome
R is for rich
E is for education

Hamza Yusuf

by Hamza Yusuf aged 11

H is for handsome
A is for awesome
M is for mad
Z is for zebra
A is for eating an apple

Y is for yoyo
U is for you
S is for sporty

…Read the rest

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Joshua Seigal

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James Carter

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from Roger!

What Are We Fighting For?

What Are We Fighting For?

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