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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The Hornet Ride

by Elsie aged 12

I sit in the seat of the roller coaster,
Waiting for it to move.
Slowly it sets of,
Then zooming up the slope,
Whoosh we go down the steep bump,
Around the corner flinging us

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Space Race Ride

by Elsie aged 12

5,4,3,2…
The room goes black,
Faster and faster I go round,
Sitting next to my friend,
Flashes and colours fill the place,
Over waves, faster…
Flicker… Flicker…
I can hear screams,
I

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Gone

by Harshita Das aged 12

When you left
You left a gaping hole in my heart
And all memories of you
Turned painful
Not joyous
As they once were
And the things I used to do with you

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I Tried to Play a Tape

by Sophia aged 6

I tried to play a tape
in the video today.
I pressed it to play
but instead of pictures on the screen
all that I got were fuzzy lines
as twisted tape got tangled in

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The Day I Became a Nerd

by Jia aged 6

The day I became a nerd I did not like chicken nuggets
All I would eat was candy
People were coming up to me and saying
How can I be a nerd?
So if you want

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My Brother or Sister

by Jia aged 6

My brother or sister is coming soon
We will eat lots and sleep soon
If it is a brother we will explore more then ever before
If it is a girl we will dress up more then

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Our Love Is…

by Elsie aged 12

Our love is the deepest ocean,
the deepest ocean that never ends,
the end would be golden,
the end would shine,
the end would be crystals,
the end would have creatures,
creatures within,

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Our Love

by Elsie aged 12

Our love is inseparable
Our love is deep
Our love is never ending
Our love is unique
Our love is like no other
Our love is connected
Our love is amazing
Love

Romeo and Juliet

by Elsie aged 12

Romeo and Juliet
Loved each other very much
The hatred between their families
wasn’t enough to keep them apart
Their love was deep,
as deep as a pool,
a pool of darkness,
a

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Four Legs

by Amanda Edwards

Four legs but not a hurtful soul
Making their owner happy is their only goal
The do many cute things like roll
Not a type that likes control
They enjoy going out back and digging holes

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The One

by Anglica Reyna

Roses are red,
Violets are blue…

Moving On

by Annabelle

Memories of Barbies are fading,
Old broken dolls at the bottom of my cupboard,
Valuable experiences forgotten,
Imaginary pets lost,
New friends discovered,
Goals met,
Opening doors towards the future,
Numerous opportunities ahead.

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Roger Stevens

by Khalid Dokrat aged 8

Roger has a big brain,
just like his fame.
Every time he comes out,
all he can hear is a shout.
He is great,
even though I’m only eight.
I do not hate,

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The Movie

by Isabella Warner aged 7

I went to the cinema.
wanted to go to see The Greatest Showman.
I brought the tickets.
I asked which room to go in
and she said number 8
I walked in
It was

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Nature’s Colours

by Mathilda Tochel aged 8

Grass is green I know it’s true
But sometimes I wish that it was blue
The sky is blue but I really think
It would look nice if it was pink
Nature had no care for

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