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  • modern art <3

    modern art <3

    modern art <3 splashes & dribbles like Pollock then a line...

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  • A Blackbird in Oxwich Wood

    A Blackbird in Oxwich Wood

    I spied a blackbird with its jaunty hopping gait
    Gathering twigs, then stopping, tilting its head
    To one side ...

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  • What's Left Of Love

    What's Left Of Love

    Too many years, too many times I've woke in sweat and had to find ...

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  • Keeping the Beat

    Keeping the Beat

    I break away at dawn in Chinese whisper collaboration of transitory fix " I see the brick layers of Rome weeping over the 2 up 2 down value of England’s middle class establishments " where there’s no milk on the doorsteps or apples o...

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  • Painted Smiles

    Painted Smiles

    [b]Painted Smiles[/b] [i]by Bryan Runic Deakin[/i] Painted smi...

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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