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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Food

by Jack Swift aged 9

Food is yummy
Food is good
Always eat food
That tastes so good
Always eat healthy
Fresh fruit and veg
Eat red meat and fish as well
It makes your brain think just

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My Weird, Weird Brother

by Harshita Das aged 10

I have a strange brother
And he does weird things
He likes to dance in the open
And also likes to sing

He wears my mother’s clothes
And they come down to his feet
He

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I Will Eat Your Soul…

by Harshita Das aged 10

If you come near
I’ll eat your soul
And no one will escape
Not even a mole

If you dare touch me
You’ll be burnt to ash
And probably
Be thrown away in the

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Inside

by Kelsey Wellard aged 6

Inside
All I can see
Is only the thing
That speaks to me.
It sings
With the loudest of voices
Showing me
The things I could never imagine

Cry

by Nikolas aged 7

Cry, cry, cry
Why can’t I fly?
Be shy not to cry.

Little Creatures

by Kaia aged 6

Creatures are little, like a beetle
Some lose their tales and grow them back by magic
some are black and some are pink
some have the colours of the rainbow
some are slow and some are

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True Love

by Zoe Smith aged 10

Sunshine beams out of my face whenever I see you,
You always brighten up my day, you make me chuckle too.
I want to tell you that you’re ace and that I love you so,
You make

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You Are My True Love

by David Kelly aged 9

You’re more fun than an app on my phone
You make my sweet eyes shine
Your laughter is the best ring tone
Please be my Valentine!

Touch

by Ananya Wadhwa aged 14

Moonlit illusions,
I felt the moon beams cascade
And envelope me,
Delicious, creamy, exhilarating
And yet, somehow they devastated me.
I watched the silky clouds
Cover the polished moon,
Like a gentle wedding

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True Love

by Olivia Garcia

You brought me sunshine
When I only saw rain
You brought me laughter
When I only felt pain

You are my true love

Teachers

by Mason Jacques

The teachers at my school are nice,
None of them like to argue,
Most of them just teach and teach,
They don’t do anything else for the whole day.

I kind of feel bad for the teachers

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All of My Song

by Brooke

Inside
All I can see
Is only the thing
That speaks to me.
It sings
With the loudest of voices
Showing me
The things I could never imagine.

Competition Entries Read more

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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The Magic of Fun and Everything

by Samuel Ededjo aged 11

I create the fun of everything
The creativity of it,
from the start to the
middle and the end.

The result,
comes with peace
laughter, joy
and amusingness
It’s is fun and happy

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