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Poetry Please!

For her poem 'Aesthetic', Zoe Legge was placed in the top 100 entrants, from across the world, for the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award. Over 14,000 poems were submitted from children aged between 11 and 17 from 109 different countries. Selecting the top 100 were Clare Pollard and Yomi Sode. Zoe's poem will now be included in an online anthology. Congratulations Zoe!

Aesthetic by Zoe Legge

Fire in my lungs

heels hitting tarmac

paint cans that go rattle-rattle-rattle

performative friendship 

vodka stolen and borrowed 

‘unpopular’, but never alone

a transparent crowd

am i cool yet?