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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Mrs Carr

by Harvey aged 7

she is nice
she is kind
she is funny
she is silly
she is my teacher!

Cinema

by Harvey aged 7

Let’s go to the cinema
Why?
Because I want to
no
yes
no
yes
noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

Popcorn

by Kyle aged 7

Mum, when can we go shopping ?
Why?
Because I want popcorn!
Dad, when can we go to the cinema ?
Why ?
Because I want popcorn!

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Mrs Norman

by Jessica Lauren Ditch aged 7

Marvelous teacher
Remarkable at teaching
Splendid teacher

Never go away
Or we will miss you
Really good teaching
Mrs Norman
An outstanding singer
Never leave us

Teachers in the Staffroom

by Kiera Garrett aged 10

Do teachers turn into Aliens after three o’clock
or turn into the most ugliest one-eyed teachers of all time?
Do they turn into unicorns who poops out rainbows?
But I know one thing
They do lots

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Grandad

by Isla aged 9

Grandad is funny
Grandad is kind
Grandad is handsome
Grandad is silly
Grandad is the best

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Love

by Skye Garrett aged 9

Love is magical
So are you
I won’t say who
You brought me a bracelet
I gave you a torch
But I had to go to the airport
But love is magical
That

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Love

by Charlotte aged 10

Love is strong,
Love is deep,
Love each other,
Even if they eat.
Never give it up,
It’s a wild reality,
It’s for everyone,
So let it free…

Love

by Charlotte aged 10

Love is strong
Love is deep, don’t waste it
Spend it on someone who needs it
Your loved ones, and as much as possible
Maybe on people you don’t know,
But it’s still sweet to

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Everything Changed !

by Aditi Jain

Its been 1 year 3 months 1 week & 10 mins
Since we last talked properly
Oh yes ! I do remember
Each and everything
The fun, the laughs, the memories
The time spent with

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Kirby

by Jackson Henningsgard

The poodle down the street is my bae.
I try to see her every day.
I rise from bed and bark at the door.
My mom says, “C’mon it’s only four.”
I run outside to find

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Down Memory Lane

by Aditi Jain

I knew we were done
Yes we had enough
You were on my path
I was on mine
Waited for the paths to cross
Hoped to meet again
I saw our paths intersecting

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Bunnies

by Sophie-Jaya Boots aged 8

Little ears as silky as angel’s hair
Little paws that come out of the lair
Little teeth that nibble food
Little legs in a joyful mood
A little nose that senses well
Little whiskers as

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Scooby’s Paw

by Ishaan Singh Sarna aged 13

Winning Poem

Uncle Ben,
Brought you home with him
under his arms.
Your tongue lolling out,
and your eyes wide open
discovering a new place.
When he let you out of his

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Pawprint Shaped Dream

by Praniti Gulyani aged 13

Winning Poem

Gentle tears,
Her lustrous eyelashes
Green mirrors
The seamstress’s cat
Dreams spread out on looms,
Picking at them
Strand by strand
Seamstress’s cat
Sitting by an empty bowl

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