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  • Mothers Ruin

    Mothers Ruin

    I love it.

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  • Will I be free?

    Will I be free?

    I'm drowning I'm slowly dying Can anybody see me? feel me? ...

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  • The Black-Eyed Pea War

    The Black-Eyed Pea War

    “War is a poor chisel to carve out tomorrow...

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  • Cascade


    Like the warmth of the morning sun,
    So do thoughts of you embrace m...

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  • Lost In Love

    Lost In Love

    I'm in love, sinking deeper. I'm a prisoner; A captive...caged....

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Welcome to Firebird Poetry

Poets since time began have longed to share their art and experiences with other people.

Now you can publish your poetry online, free of charge, with Firebird Poetry and reach a global appreciative audience.

Your poetry will be read worldwide as entry to the site is free to readers – everyone will have access to read and rate your poetry; making your hard work and creative efforts worthwhile.


We are keen to encourage and support young people of all ages to write, read and understand poetry.

Firebird Poetry will make annual awards consisting of:

  • 1st Prize - £2,500
  • 2nd Prize - £1,000
  • 3rd Prize - £500
  • 20 Commendations - £50

All poems featured on the Firebird Poetry's website will be judged by a panel and are eligible for the awards.
Submissions should be received by 30th September 2013 and winners will be notified by 15th Decemeber 2013.


Our Judges

Louis de Bernières:
Won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Novel... More
Paul Blezard:
Author and broadcaster… Founder of the Chelsea Poets... More
Joanne Harris:
author of ten novels, including Chocolat - which was made... More
Fiona Mountain:
award-winning historical novelist who was for ten years... More
Michael Warburton:
Poet and Founder of Firebird Poetry. Member Oisin's Circle... More


Global Patron of the Firebird Poetry Prizes

Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki