Opposite Poem

I say yes and you say no
I say bye and you say hello
Butterfly’s fly and penguins swim
Professionals lie and adventures go on whim
If you go up I go down
An emo to a happy clown
Girlie girls pink and fat ones brown
Smiles right side up and frowns up side down
A rainbow to a black plain thing
A monotone to an opera sing
A rainy cloud to a sunny day
Bright colors and something gray
A beginning to an ending
A broken heart and then something mending

Written/Submitted by khushi desai.


I cannot
and I will not
No, I cannot love you less
Like the flower to the butterfly
The corsage to the dress
She turns my love to dust
my destination empty
my beliefs scattered: Diaspora!
Who set this course – and why?
Now my wings beat –
without purpose
Yet they speed………….

Written/Submitted by Spike Milligan.

Dangling Carrot

You said if I were to stay with you
I was sure to get married to you one day
Except the wedding date wasn’t guaranteed
I just gotta wait it all out it would seem
Time to ditch the man who dangled the carrot!

Written/Submitted by Fion Lim.

My Last Pie

In the fridge there were three pies left
One for me, one for you and one for your brother
When I had the urge to go finish up my pie
I opened up the fridge to find it clean of pies
And you sheepishly defended you thought I wanted no pie!

Written/Submitted by Fion Lim.

Kangaroo Birthday Fight

Birthday dream last night,
Kangaroo was in my sight,
Charged with all his might,
Unavoidable boxing fight.

Surprised me with his flight,
Reached, enormous height,
Smiled and revealed his bite,
This created all my fright.

Weakened muscles were too tight,
My chances were truly slight,
Internal resistance to incite,
Grasped, conclusion of polite.

Suddenly, to my true delight,
Victory! A birthday gift was in my sight,
Kangaroo began his flight,
To the rescue came the night.

Written/Submitted by Martin Dejnicki.

The Cost of Christmas

Christmas is coming soon,
so much to get, so much to do
Clothes to buy for my 3 boys,
Thats as well as all there toys,
However will i manage, one things for sure
I wont be doing this much no more
So many gifts the list is quiet long
A snooker table,a bike & a phone
Thats just to name a few
I think to myself what will i do
But somehow you get there, what ever the cost
Then Christmas day comes, and goes just as fast
you think to yourself my god at last
then you look at your bills, they make you feel sick
So you work all year round to pay them all off
By then its September
all this worry you don’t remember
then you do it all again
ready for december.

Written/Submitted by Traceybilsbarrow.

Life’s Journey

It only happens once each year,
Book the train and pack your gear.
Your destination seems unknown,
As you sit there, all alone.

Something internal, in a rush,
Just like the toilet, we usually flush.
Constantly staring at the clock,
Are you waiting for your flock?

Savour the moment, don’t wait for the end,
Nobody knows, if you may extend.
Journey divided into equal parts,
Today is another, we’ll add to the charts.

Your train has left, from the town of birth,
Hopefully located, on planet earth.
The next stop, might seem the same,
It shall reveal, what you became.

Written/Submitted by Martin Dejnicki.

Birthday Antique

You are antique,
We need to tweak,
Start with physique,
Let’s make you a geek,
Or just join a clique,
And become sleek,
What do you seek?
A birthday creek,
With sublime mystique,
Surely unique,
I shouldn’t speak,
Quite often critique,
Courageous or meek,
Today is your peak,
Enjoy the week,
And stick out your cheek!

Written/Submitted by Martin Dejnicki.

Elephant Frown

Today is your birthday, don’t pull your hair,
Look in the mirror, nature was fair.
Not a day over twenty,
I’m kidding! you’re plenty.

Don’t mean to burst your bubble,
But stop asking for trouble.
You know what I mean,
When you drink that caffeine.

What should I bring?
Just give me a ring.
Elephant or Clown?
I knew you would frown.

Written/Submitted by Martin Dejnicki.


Comes around just once each year,
Creates a stunning atmosphere.
A heated party, beginning till end,
The place to be is Disneyland.

Enjoyment and smiles, plentiful and ripe,
Abundant activities, deserving the hype.
Waters edges, they all seem to swarm,
Sandy days, with Sunny and Warm.

Summers birthday, they all wish to join,
She barbeques delicious sirloin.
Do not upset her, she’ll send in the rain,
Random weather cannot explain.

Ageless wonder, since birth we have known,
Temperature rising, statistics have shown.
Share your birthday with Summer our dear,
Through thoughtful actions protect our blue sphere.

Written/Submitted by Martin Dejnicki.