Poems

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A free bird leaps 
on the back of the wind   
and floats downstream   
till the current ends 
and dips his wing 
in the orange sun rays 

Poem

One moment they were there and we were having fun
Now they've disappeared, every single one.
I don't know where to go and I'm feeling rather scared

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More Pointless Questions

 

Goldfish

goldfish

which glass do you

prefer?

A bowl of glass

or a pond that ripples

Rising Stars: New Young Voices in Poetry
Poem

Her pockets are never empty.

She says pockets are for running.

So she keeps them full,

Stuffs universes into them,

And says it is just the essentials.

 

A F Harrold
Poem

From Things You Find in a Poet's Beard by A.F. Harrold

 

If you open up my skull

  You won’t see a brain in there,

underneath the skin and bone

Poem

All you see is outside me: my painted smile,
the rosy-posy shell, the fluttery eyes.
A butter-won’t-melt-in-my-mouth-type me

Poem

Here
We Are.

And we are living.

Isn't that amazing?

How we manage 
to be
at all.
     
 

 

Rising Stars: New Young Voices in Poetry
Poem

My little brother loves superheroes.

He wants to change the world,

get the keys to the city and save the girl.

 

I watch the films with him all the time,

Poem

Next door live three old ladies. 
They’re sisters, well into their eighties, 
but to us kids, they seem beyond time. 

The mysteries of zigomar
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The phone rings
But never long enough
For the Slow Man.

By the time
The set’s switched on
His favourite programme’s over.

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