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  • A Place to Watch From

    A Place to Watch From

    I - A Prelude to the End

    It's rather hard to put down into ...

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    Gazing up at the sky that night, I saw words raining heavily from t...

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  • friends...


    Dreams,life and love,Are like the two wings of the dove. Years spent and gone by,And times when I heard your laughter and your cry... A relentless support,Like a partner in a court. Through thick and thin,And through the noise and din... You have always heard me,And cared fo

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  • Hear Me Out

    Hear Me Out

    Just hear me out...

    I just need a few minutes to hold on to your concentration.
    It's a long journey, but getting to your heart...

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  • A thousand words

    A thousand words

    On behalf of my ancient soul
    your voice, silent now forever more
    Now my silence speak...

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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