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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Hamsters and Bunnies

by Edward aged 7

Hamsters are small and funny.
even smaller than a bunny!
My hamsters sit all night and day
and they don’t get blown away


by Ayse aged 8

pets are amazing
they will have fun with you now
they have furry friends

Everybody Makes Mistakes in Life

by Marlie Mitchell aged 9

Everybody makes mistakes in life
It’s part of life
As long as you keep trying your best
You’ll succeed at everything
You can do everything you want
You will succeed.

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My Brilliant Spell!

by Aryan aged 6

A dead rat under the floor.
A poisonous mosquito that lived in the war.

A slimy potion from a haunted scientist’s house.
A bird’s feather from a mouth of a mouse.

A scaly frog’s skin that shines in

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by Varunikka aged 6

The shard is tall ,
London Eye is small,
Tower Bridge is wide,
In London there are tour guides.
Buckingham Palace is royal,
Parks have so much soil,

It’s amazing to see London

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by Ayesha Usman aged 10

I am a snowman
I am a snowman
I am very soft
I am very happy
I am a snowman
I am a snowman :)

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What is Love?

by Nieve Baker aged 11

What is love,
I hear people ask.
What does it mean to be in love,
Or what happens when you love other people?
Can you love anyone or anything?

These are questions that have not been

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True Love?

by Elsie aged 12

We would stand there for hours,
Talking – laughing,
We stand there edging closer,
Staring into each other’s minds,
We’d smile and gaze at each other,
Silence and quietness,
We’d stay as if what

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The Little Sister

by Bharvi Patil aged 11

You are such a sweet sister
hope you do not get a blister

Always cute and loving
just glowing forever

A mad little clever sister
you are my best sister

Hope you’ll always be my sister

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That’s so Gay

by Amira

That’s so gay
The words just won’t go away
Swirling in my mind
Can we leave all this hate behind?

No matter the difference
Bullying is deliberate
Just because someone acts like a girl

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by Sahaj Sabharwal

Respect is the Desire of everybody’s mind,
But is only given to people who are kind.

Respect is given to those who deserve it,
And is not given to those who are unfit for it.

Respect is like

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by Neve Simmons

Voices. They encompass me,
Some are laughs of little girls,
Some are plaintive cries of a young boy,
Some are the laughs of people, the ones that kill.

The creepy smile of a little girl,

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Year-Round Joy

by Kerry-Lee Huskisson aged 12

Christmas is full of shiny things,
That sparkle, gleam and glow,
These holiday pleasures dazzle us,
And yet deep-down we know…

That Christmas has its special gifts,
But our year-round joy depends,
On the cherished

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What Am I?

by Ayse aged 8

I have a head set
you use me with a computer
I show your reality

Christmas is When…

by Charlie Ansell aged 9

Elves bake;
Children make;
Stars light;
Baubles bright;
Turkeys scream
Lights beam.