Read your poems here. Choose a category below. First poems (aged 6 and under), Allsorts (aged 7-12), True Love (poems about love, friendship, romance and heartbreak – aged 10-14), Teenage (aged 13-18) and Previous Competition Entries including Winning Poems. Or read them all.

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What Should I Write a Poem About

by Katrina aged 11

What should I write a poem about?
A cow, or a pig with a snout?
No I know, a unicorn from planet rainbow,
Who’s favourite thing is cookie dough,
Who has a gorgeous rainbow mane,

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Lily Twilly

by Indiana aged 11

There once was a girl named Lily,
Who was a little bit silly,
She lived in a place quite chilly,
Her Dad’s name was Billy,
Lily’s best friends name was Millie,
Her favourite plant was

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Wonderful World

by Elinor Hare aged 8

The world is a wonderful place
Sometimes this is not always the case
Wars and killing, they have to cease
Why can’t the world live in peace?
Share all riches with everyone
Or soon this

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Random Things

by Brooke aged 8

may the six weeks off
when we chill for 6 weeks
make the days run by fast
more wildlife comes to life
as people enjoy their days
like me going to Menorca
make the

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Diplodocus Dale

by Yew Tree Class aged 4-5

My dinosaur called Diplodocus Dale
Had a long, spikey, strong tail
He has a teeny weeny brain
And really likes to play in the rain
Dale’s favourite thing is to stomp
And he loves to

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I Can’t Believe This is True

by Angel Corallini aged 11

Today I found out you were coming
I can’t believe it’s true!
Now I can’t wait to find out
If you’re pink or blue!
A little baby boy or girl
The excitement I just can’t

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When a Girl Likes a Boy

by Mary aged 9

When a girl likes a boy
she would stare into his eyes
so she has to tell a lie
a big fat porky pie
All her friends laugh at her
but all she says is

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Fire

by Caitlyn aged 9

A fire was seen across the land

My friend said she would hold my hand

We got on a boat to a new land

So I could have another hand

May

by Yasmine aged 11

There was a young lady named May,
Who read a love story each day.
“It’s funny!” she said,
when at last she was wed;
“I didn’t think life was this way!”

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Make Me a Cup of Tea

by Victoria Stasiv

Make me a cup of tea
Near the beach, near the sea.
The wind will blow, the sun will shine
And everything’ll be good and fine.

The Teacher

by Victoria Stasiv

Listen to the teacher
When you are at school;
And of course remember
Every written rule.

Stars

by Victoria Stasiv

Stars shine brightly in the sky,
I would like to fly so high.
“Little bird, teach me to fly.
I would like to touch the sky.”

Competition Entries Read more

Try Not To

by Leah Marshall aged 8

Try not to be mean
try not to be unkind
try not to be nasty to people who have needs
try not to

The Magic Beast

by Juliette John aged 7

Lurking in the river is a ferocious beast,
Ten feet high with three black teeth.
He eats three tuna pizzas on each and every day,
But most of the time he eats grey sticky clay.
With

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In My Dreams

by Skye Keyser aged 8

In my dreams I’m far away,
having a new adventure every day.
I see monsters riding trains,
while flying in my white and blue aeroplane.
I find myself being chased by gummy bears,
while trying

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