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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Time Travel

by Iku aged 9

The time travel is here and we have to peer.
The time is my number and my pride.
The time is my side and my hide.

Magic Unicons

by Jemima Lyn Andrade aged 8

What’s that I see eating corn?
Is it a horse with one horn,
with magical powers,
grazing in the flowers,
dancing for hours and hours,
does it gallop and frolic?
It’s a unicorn!


by Nathan aged 10

Every breath you take…

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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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True Love Read more


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


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!”

Love? I Hate YOU!

by Yasmine aged 11

My love was very sweet
She always gave me a greet
When I came indoors
She gave me lots of chores
But now she is just a bad cheat.

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by Lena

we ask ourselves questions all the time,
some have easy answers,
not so much.
what’s 3+6?
who am I ?
am I straight/gay/bisexual/transgender,
some people know,
others don’t,

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Life (sad teen poem)

by Aradhna

Why is there life?
I tried to end life
I tried it with a knife
People tell me I am stupid for it
There is no one who loves me
I don’t wanna be, I

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by Aradhna

My day
is ash gray
the night is too long
the words are wrong
there is nothing good to say

As I lay down to rest
no dreams come
it’s for the best


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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.

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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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