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  • Monarch queen

    Monarch queen

    Wrapped in her silk cocoon
    She grows her wings
    Out blooms the Monarch queen

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    who am i to complain?...everytime i change the channel i see others in pain...children have been shot down and killed!..what is this world coming to? where was their shield?...i feel so hurt words cant express..this damn sure put my emotions through a strenuous test!...some

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  • The Wonder of Wasted Weirdness

    The Wonder of Wasted Weirdness

    That pregnant prison yard prophet
    smells her death on a broken bree...

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    For one who drinks Scotch
    Beer tastes queer, Gin is like brine
    And Cocktail...hotchpotch!

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  • The Puritan

    The Puritan

    She keeps a shop or should I say, the shop keeps her; selling ...

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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