Over 400 poets contributed 800 poems to celebrate Liverpool's 800th year. You can read them all here, just click anywhere on the picture of the Liver Building. Alternatively, you can select poems from a list
The City of Liverpool
The City of Liverpool has lots of history
the docks and the skyline is a mystery
the Liver buildings watch our City
whilst all the familys are out looking pretty
Liverpool F.C are having a brilliant time
when the other players are watching on the line
the Beatles were the best singers at the start
then they split up and came apart
we've got two Cathedrals we've got one to spare
whilst Paul Clark is standing as Liverpool's great Lord Mayor
thats the end of Liverpool
when the Liver building are flying in the air.
Ben Calvert young poet
To we tried to get poem800 published in book form but with 800 poems we couldn't find a publisher, also it was too expensive for us to print ourselves via vanity press so we regret that we have been unable to get it published. But we decided to leave it published on the internet i.e. running with a random poem every day (at our expense) and if anyone has any ideas on how to publish please get in touch.
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