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Ruth Awolola - National Poetry Day 2018
Poem

There’s something of the rich tea biscuits dipped

     in a sugary brew,

From the inside it warms you up.

Something of the feeling ever so welcome

Sue Hardy-Dawson - National Poetry Day 2018
Poem

Each night I pull threads of birds

shake them loose; unpick the skies

 

dappled husks of thrush and wren

mulberry silk from blackbird eyes

 

A F Harrold -poetryline
Poem

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

 

I remembered how I used to play with my mum.

As a kid, in the kitchen, we would bake together.

BOOKED
Poem

   From your window

you watch

love

and happiness

sink

like twins

in quicksand

when

she drives

away,

leaving you

BOOKED
Poem

It does not take

a maths genius

to understand that

when you subtract

a mother

from the equation

what remains

is negative.

Give The Ball to the Poet
Poem

We don' have a Springtime like some folk
Who live in dem colder place,
but we have a time when de soft rain come,
an' tease open de seedcase
o' de poincianna and de trumpet tree,

Poem

Behind you
Windrush child
palm trees wave goodbye

above you
Windrush child
seabirds asking why

around you
Windrush child
blue water rolling by

Rising Stars: New Young Voices in Poetry
Poem

We are staring at the moon

and I think for a second we become

wolves again.

Screaming at the stars,

growling at the idea

that this night might end

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