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  • Inspiration


    he could talk forever but there's only so long you can listen to ...

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  • On A Thin Bar Bench

    On A Thin Bar Bench

    Disgraced by words written,
    Rendering me weak as a kitten,

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  • I believe in you

    I believe in you

    You are my mother I believe you went through All the various stag...

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  • in love with a criminal

    in love with a criminal

    intoxicated by his love exhilarated by his touch emancipated in h...

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  • The little cottage

    The little cottage

    The sky was a shrivel of clouds, bobbing on a sea of black,
    The forest was a bundle of darkness, with the sou...

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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