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February, 2012 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Andrea Dietrich September $50 and Certificate
2 FABIYAS M V The Anxieties of a Widow $50 and Certificate
3 Drake Eszes My Sudoku Life $50 and Certificate
4 Phyllis Babcock Autumn's Season $50 and Certificate
5 Tim B The Loss of Wisdom $50 and Certificate
6 Robert L. Hinshaw Inspector Tweede $25 and Certificate
7 Jim Pemberton Did The Lord Build Your House $25 and Certificate
Rauwolfia van Raaij Seasons to wonder Honorable Mention/Certificate
Rick Parise Echoing Resolve Honorable Mention/Certificate
Paula Swanson Sweet death Honorable Mention/Certificate
Mickey White Poetry is Pornography Honorable Mention/Certificate
Rajlakshmi B Nobody's Child Honorable Mention/Certificate
Zach Sarver The Farmer Honorable Mention/Certificate
Moses Ombuge A cracked ground Honorable Mention/Certificate
Earle Masciantonio Memorial for Cain Honorable Mention/Certificate
Jeff Bresee A STEP HALF MADE Honorable Mention/Certificate
tom mcmurray Vietnam Quatrain Honorable Mention/Certificate
August, 2011 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 gautami phookan Through the Winter Cold he Rode $50 and Certificate
2 Poet Destroyer A CAMPFIRE $50 and Certificate
3 Carrie Richards A Thousand Years From Now $50 and Certificate
4 nette onclaud FLESH, RESURRECTED $50 and Certificate
5 wala na A Thousand Paper Cranes: sen-zu-baru $50 and Certificate
6 Debbie Guzzi When Madness Rides on Moonlight $25 and Certificate
7 Jeena Chacko The Games We Played $25 and Certificate
Sarah Myers Vacation to Schizophrenia Honorable Mention/Certificate
Rick Parise Novella My Love Honorable Mention/Certificate
Matt Caliri Community Starts Here Honorable Mention/Certificate
James Fraser Inlets and Islands Honorable Mention/Certificate
KJ Hooten Bite Me Honorable Mention/Certificate
Chris D. Aechtner Honorable Mention/Certificate
ernest nepomuceno tiny words Honorable Mention/Certificate
Samir Georges Beauty in my Palm Honorable Mention/Certificate
Chance Kophamer How Rare Honorable Mention/Certificate
Julia Ingolfsdottir Kjos Honorable Mention/Certificate
Prince Agba Honorable Mention/Certificate
Taylor Graham From Kew Bridge, 1864 Honorable Mention/Certificate
Leon Stacey Night Owls Honorable Mention/Certificate
April, 2011 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Robert L. Hinshaw Soul Of An Angel, Life Of A Moonshiner $50 and Certificate
2 Dr.Ram Mehta Ode to beauty-w $50 and Certificate
3 Akash Yadav 'twas All Wild $50 and Certificate
4 Jim Brewer River Rising $50 and Certificate
5 Robert Ball A Letter Home To Rome' $50 and Certificate
6 Julia Cheng mucking $25 and Certificate
7 FABIYAS M V Nimisha $25 and Certificate
tom mcmurray Attentive Is The Tiller Of The Light Honorable Mention/Certificate
Reason A. Poteet Spider's Purse Honorable Mention/Certificate
Timothy Brumley From My Window Lofty High Honorable Mention/Certificate
James Fraser Morning Sun Over the Ben Honorable Mention/Certificate
Andrew Crisci OVER THE TRANQUIL PLACE WHERE LOVE SUDDENLY GREW Honorable Mention/Certificate
Afroze Ali The bougainvillea tree Honorable Mention/Certificate
Ellen Fahey I Have A Joseph, Too Honorable Mention/Certificate
Joseph Osita POETIC JUSTICE Honorable Mention/Certificate
Jessica Arteaga Every Day Honorable Mention/Certificate
November, 2010 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Howard Bull Forgotten Heroes of the Somme $75 and Certificate
2 Canny Amah Mother is Dove $60 and Certificate
3 iolanda Scripca Lost in Japan $45 and Certificate
4 Joyce Johnson A True Love Story $30 and Certificate
5 SYLVIA Coulstock THIS IS LIFE $30 and Certificate
6 John Heck Ewe and Eye $30 and Certificate
7 Caribbean SeaWolf " In Maudlin Verse " $30 and Certificate
Syed Amaan Ahmad Honorable Mention/Certificate
Olajide Adelana Against Humanity Honorable Mention/Certificate
Robert L. Hinshaw Ashokan Farewell Honorable Mention/Certificate
Wayne Sapp Wooden Markers Honorable Mention/Certificate
Adeleke Adeite Praising the Prince OF PEACE Honorable Mention/Certificate
Gael Attal A Forest Honorable Mention/Certificate
Olusegun Ojo I Sing Africa Honorable Mention/Certificate
Wrulf Gunkl-VonGlashaus Magnolia Song Honorable Mention/Certificate
Chuck Keys Sweet Passion Honorable Mention/Certificate
Neva Flores Landscape Honorable Mention/Certificate
Madeleine McLaughlin Confessions Of A Wage Slave Honorable Mention/Certificate
Sean Cosslett Moore a come down world view from on high Honorable Mention/Certificate
July, 2010 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Debbie Guzzi The Sowing $75 and Certificate
2 Amy Green Haiku VS Senryu $60 and Certificate
3 Daniel Cheeseman Peak District United Kingdom $45 and Certificate
4 Broken Wings $30 and Certificate
5 Alexander Schwartz What Was And What Will Be $30 and Certificate
6 Timothy Brumley Four Sisters $30 and Certificate
7 Margaret Foster Singing a New Song Honorable Mention/Certificate
Andrea Dietrich Star-Crossed (For Love of Day, For Love of Night) Honorable Mention/Certificate
John Heck the kissing ground Honorable Mention/Certificate
Earle Brown Saved by Sugarcane Honorable Mention/Certificate
Deepanshi Chaudhry Ode to Spring Honorable Mention/Certificate
wala na The Potency of Words Honorable Mention/Certificate
Alvin Thomas Ethington Solace in My Quill Honorable Mention/Certificate
Syed Amaan Ahmad Honorable Mention/Certificate
Rauwolfia van Raaij Autumn the wanderer Honorable Mention/Certificate
Canny Amah let me sing the weaver's songs! Honorable Mention/Certificate
Adeleke Adeite The Nigerian dream (National Anthem Revised) Honorable Mention/Certificate
John Taylor Pulse Honorable Mention/Certificate
Minavar abd Honorable Mention/Certificate
Julia Cheng the teacher Honorable Mention/Certificate
James Marshall Goff Lights Above Lake Superior Honorable Mention/Certificate
JOHN DECKER Stone Mountain Must Die Honorable Mention/Certificate
Glen Enloe No One Knows Where the Longhorn Goes Honorable Mention/Certificate
Kelly McDonald The Orchard Honorable Mention/Certificate
February, 2010 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Andrea Dietrich Cinder Girl $75 and Certificate
2 L'nass Shango Adirondacks Ode $60 and Certificate
3 John Heck Into the Woods $45 and Certificate
4 Michele Nold-Godleske Cenote $30 and Certificate
5 Matt Caliri The Conversation Between The Kicker And The Coach $30 and Certificate
6 Elaine George Causalities of War $30 and Certificate
7 Doris Culverhouse Repose $30 and Certificate
Jay Anderson-Taylor Solace in the ghetto Honorable Mention/Certificate
Jemmy Farmer Armistice Honorable Mention/Certificate
Sara Kendrick The Homeplace Honorable Mention/Certificate
Ruben O. Honorable Mention/Certificate
Carrie Richards Where The Sycamore Grew Honorable Mention/Certificate
Krystal Cochrane My Pilot Light Honorable Mention/Certificate
James Watters Heathrow, in transit Honorable Mention/Certificate
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October, 2009 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Glen Enloe The Waxed Coat Man $75 and Certificate
2 Sami Al-khalili $60 and Certificate
3 William Ward (a peculiar christ) $45 and Certificate
4 Raul Moreno Tree Prophecies $30 and Certificate
5 JW Fellers CRACKED AN' BLOWN $30 and Certificate
6 Gael Attal The Temptress Of The Cliff $30 and Certificate
7 orphani ..........o winter (do not forget among the loss of flowers) me $30 and Certificate
John Heck Mercy Street is Closed Honorable Mention/Certificate
Jim Fish Mackenzie Trail Honorable Mention/Certificate
James Marshall Goff HRH Yellow Ladyslipper Honorable Mention/Certificate
Vesna Arsenich Thoughts of Two Dimensions Honorable Mention/Certificate
Bernadette Langer Chronicles of Life Honorable Mention/Certificate
Kristin Reynolds The Darkroom Honorable Mention/Certificate
Tamra Amato On Grandma Thora's Farm Honorable Mention/Certificate
Gerard Keogh Jr. Stark Endings on an Autumn Wind Honorable Mention/Certificate
Jeff Green Only you and me Honorable Mention/Certificate
chandru ganesh S Perfect winter night Honorable Mention/Certificate
H Bueckert Leader Honorable Mention/Certificate
Andrew Gallagher The Cost of Water Honorable Mention/Certificate
Caryl Ramsdale Honorable Mention/Certificate
June, 2009 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Kristin Reynolds Recording/Re-playing/Recording/Re-playing $75 and Certificate
2 Yoni Dvorkis Rebuild Anew $60 and Certificate
3 Jim Fish Windowpanes $45 and Certificate
4 Michele Nold-Godleske In Fickle Flames $30 and Certificate
5 John Heck Beyond The Lantern Light $30 and Certificate
6 Caryl Muzzey Spring Fever $30 and Certificate
7 Debbie Guzzi $30 and Certificate
Nadia Shahwan Pour Love Honorable Mention/Certificate
Lena Pate Cathedral Spiritual Honorable Mention/Certificate
Tony Bush Cobalt Summer Honorable Mention/Certificate
Gerard Keogh Jr. U: Unquestioning Patriots and Q:( Those Who Do.) Honorable Mention/Certificate
David Dowling The Worm and the Apple Honorable Mention/Certificate
Ann Rich Destiny's Perch Honorable Mention/Certificate
angela sutherland Shutlingsloe in the Snow Honorable Mention/Certificate
Melissa Wadkins Patterson At least I twinkle, tonight Honorable Mention/Certificate
Ginna Taylor Darling Dear Honorable Mention/Certificate
Danielle White When the Fog Rolls in Again Honorable Mention/Certificate
barbara cameron the tree Honorable Mention/Certificate
Brian Strand sequence EBB & FLOW Honorable Mention/Certificate
Paul Kennedy Normandy Honorable Mention/Certificate
January, 2009 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 sharon Winter $75 and Certificate
2 Tracy Decker another fall $60 and Certificate
3 Bernadette Langer Naked Dissent $45 and Certificate
4 Sami Al-khalili $30 and Certificate
5 Ernesto P. Santiago I Am What I Am $30 and Certificate
6 jai Garg Fried Egg $30 and Certificate
7 Leo Angelo Tiin II Wind $30 and Certificate
John Heck WindSong Honorable Mention/Certificate
Gerard Keogh Jr. Dark Nostalgia. Honorable Mention/Certificate
Syed Amaan Ahmad Honorable Mention/Certificate
Caryl Ramsdale Honorable Mention/Certificate
Celeste Butler-Mendez Black Magic Hearts Honorable Mention/Certificate
Keith Bickerstaffe Per Ardua Ad Astra Honorable Mention/Certificate
kaley burke Boxed Honorable Mention/Certificate
Adeleke Adeite The tales of throng Honorable Mention/Certificate
Orma Sullivan La Belle et La Bête (Beauty and the Beast) Honorable Mention/Certificate
Joseph Spence Sr Greater Art Thou! Honorable Mention/Certificate
karen feist Honorable Mention Honorable Mention/Certificate
Jemmy Farmer Ever Turning Circle Honorable Mention/Certificate
Fide Erken Snow Honorable Mention/Certificate
September, 2008 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Deborah Simpson Blankness $75 and Certificate
2 John Heck and Woody Herman played $60 and Certificate
3 joshua ten eyck For Things Once Counted $45 and Certificate
4 Adeleke Adeite this is why i woo words $30 and Certificate
5 Bob shank You Can't Hurt Me $30 and Certificate
6 ahellas Alixopulos Moving Lightly $30 and Certificate
7 Tom Clark Why The Willow Weeps $30 and Certificate
Kristin Reynolds All Things Beautiful Honorable Mention/Certificate
Javed Akter Erosion 1 and 2 Honorable Mention/Certificate
Caryl Ramsdale Honorable Mention/Certificate
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daver austin THE SUNKEN CATHEDRAL Honorable Mention/Certificate
Jemmy Farmer The King of Goth Honorable Mention/Certificate
Ingrid Collins Making A Meal Of It Honorable Mention/Certificate
HYZ RML Honorable Mention/Certificate
Karena Brown Untitled IV Honorable Mention/Certificate
Jude Chukwuemeka Lagos Honorable Mention/Certificate
Juliet Maruru Gold-digger Honorable Mention/Certificate
Natalie Brooks Honorable Mention/Certificate
Robin Maughan Untamed Tongue Honorable Mention/Certificate
March, 2008 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Ernesto P. Santiago Spring Bud $75 and Certificate
2 Ryan Caidic Senility $60 and Certificate
3   $45 and Certificate
4 Deborah Simpson The Empty Basket $30 and Certificate
5 Rebecca Brown Find My Place $30 and Certificate
6 Jan Thie The servant $30 and Certificate
7 Caryl Ramsdale $30 and Certificate
Alyssa Finley Braille Screams Honorable Mention/Certificate
Lakisha Williams Heart Of A Poet Honorable Mention/Certificate
John Heck Last Wish Honorable Mention/Certificate
C. E. McMullin Honorable Mention/Certificate
Michael Grugan Believe Not Tomorrow Honorable Mention/Certificate
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Marina A Fools and Mules Honorable Mention/Certificate
Sue Mason River Prayer Honorable Mention/Certificate
Mark Cotterman Honorable Mention/Certificate
Glen Enloe Frail Paper Etched With Words Honorable Mention/Certificate
Tracy Decker Requiem Honorable Mention/Certificate
Elaine Ho Love of a Rose Honorable Mention/Certificate
Sean Cosslett Moore sigh Honorable Mention/Certificate
Crystal Bourret Honorable Mention/Certificate
farah chamma Twilight Honorable Mention/Certificate
Ovidiu Bocsa Philokalia (Love of Beauty) Honorable Mention/Certificate
Rickie Elpusan liquid little stones Honorable Mention/Certificate
November, 2007 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 John Heck Purple Heart $75 and Certificate
2 Mohammad Yamin The Frost Bitten Leaf $60 and Certificate
3 EMMANUEL SAMSON STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN $45 and Certificate
4 Claire de la Grange Heartthrob $30 and Certificate
5 Edward Babatunde Beauty $30 and Certificate
6 H MANTEL THE PEN! $30 and Certificate
7 Albert Price BALLADE OF ETERNAL BLISS $30 and Certificate
Johnny Sumler Fervent Feelings Honorable Mention/Certificate
Deborah Simpson Honorable Mention/Certificate
My Gull Wheels On The Dragon and the Rose Honorable Mention/Certificate
Douglas Lawder The Couple(s) Honorable Mention/Certificate
F Vaz THE FRUIT OF DESTITUTION Honorable Mention/Certificate
Effie Blake Like You Honorable Mention/Certificate
Nola Perez At the Beach with Elizabeth Honorable Mention/Certificate
Miguel Mendoza A KISS ON VJ DAY Honorable Mention/Certificate
Elaine George In the Autumn of my Life Honorable Mention/Certificate
Ernesto P. Santiago December Sky Honorable Mention/Certificate
Frankie Gaynor-Archer Busy Honorable Mention/Certificate
Tianna Anhorn Activity #28 Honorable Mention/Certificate
R C Strands of Dried Leaves Honorable Mention/Certificate
July, 2007 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Brian Strand ELEVEN;ELEVEN;ELEVEN $62.50 and Certificate
2 Elaine George Violin $50 and Certificate
3 Anthony Donnelly Roundhouse Runs $37.50 and Certificate
4 Colin Marschall Another Night $25 and Certificate
5 Rev. Rebecca Guile Hudson Crescent Waltz $25 and Certificate
6 sylvanwillow leaf FLOTSAM AND JETSAM $25 and Certificate
7 Mike Samford My Driftwood Fire $25 and Certificate
farah chamma Beautify Honorable Mention/Certificate
Tony Bush Will Shepard Honorable Mention/Certificate
Tracy Decker Levitate Honorable Mention/Certificate
Michele Nold-Godleske If Wrists Could Speak Honorable Mention/Certificate
Sue Mason Afghan Journey Honorable Mention/Certificate
M. Teresa Blaylock Kiss Me in the Shadows Honorable Mention/Certificate
Shelly Berkeley Inkwell Honorable Mention/Certificate
Joseph Granda-Padron So Broken Honorable Mention/Certificate
Charles Fuller The Promise's Beginning Honorable Mention/Certificate
Joseph Spence Sr Amazing Grace Honorable Mention/Certificate
Ashley Lowery The Colour Of Spring Honorable Mention/Certificate
Brooke Wolfe Avacado, Amoretto Honorable Mention/Certificate
Deborah Simpson Honorable Mention/Certificate
March, 2007 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Bernadette Langer Lest We Forget $62.50 and Certificate
2   $50 and Certificate
3 Jo Jo Our glance $37.50 and Certificate
4 HYZ RML $25 and Certificate
5 stephie pendleton Hot Day $25 and Certificate
6 Bella Cardenas This scar of mine $25 and Certificate
7 Jeff Burris A Flower $25 and Certificate
Margaret Okubo Oh Daughter Mine Honorable Mention/Certificate
Lynda Anaya Honorable Mention/Certificate
William Masonis My Little Bulldog Honorable Mention/Certificate
Sue Mason Adult Child of an Alcoholic Honorable Mention/Certificate
Beverly Briatico The thaw Honorable Mention/Certificate
Angie Sharp Fading Honorable Mention/Certificate
Earl Graham Kiss Honorable Mention/Certificate
Safi Yani Dual Relation Honorable Mention/Certificate
November, 2006 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Michelle Mac Donald $62.50 and Certificate
2 Tammy Armstrong The Mightiest of Poet's Still $50 and Certificate
3 Charles Fuller A Rose In The Heather. $37.50 and Certificate
4 Angie Mae A Bitter Brew $25 and Certificate
5 William Ward What constitutes a shoe? $25 and Certificate
6 Gerard Keogh October Brings No Rest For These $25 and Certificate
7 William Robinson WHEN I STOP AND PRAY $25 and Certificate
Glen Enloe Flinging Poems Into Wind Honorable Mention/Certificate
Paula Larson GRIEF Honorable Mention/Certificate
Annie Alvarez Their limbs were not enough Honorable Mention/Certificate
Trevor McLeod The Soup Honorable Mention/Certificate
Taryn Melville I Am From... Honorable Mention/Certificate
Beverly Briatico The Anteroom Honorable Mention/Certificate
Tracy Decker Compelled Honorable Mention/Certificate
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July, 2006 Contest Winners
PlaceNamePoemTitlePrize
1 Johnette Loefgren Where Poetry Lives $62.50 and Certificate
2 Keith Bickerstaffe Petal $50 and Certificate
3 Erin Moss Date Night (and the day after) $37.50 and Certificate
4 Larry Smith TO SHE: DRAWN TO THY BEAUTY {quatrain} $25 and Certificate
5 Jill Martin Debts Paid $25 and Certificate
6 Mary Nagy Our Bed $25 and Certificate
7 Merv Webster HARD HAT HEROES $25 and Certificate
William Ward smitten with raincoats Honorable Mention/Certificate
Bob shank The Ole' Ballfield Honorable Mention/Certificate
Tony Bush Dodge City Honorable Mention/Certificate
Dr.Ram Mehta From Illusion To Reality-w Honorable Mention/Certificate
Oluwaseun Ogunbiyi The Lost Ones Honorable Mention/Certificate
March, 2006 Contest Winners
  1. Victor Kwansa: The Black Boomerang ($62.50 and Certificate)
  2. Tatyana Carney: Brush Stroke to Uniqueness ($50 and Certificate)
  3. JeanMarie Marchese: disappear ($37.50 and Certificate)
  4. William Ward: Autumnal Grace ($25 and Certificate)
  5. Alayande Stephen: Beyond Beauty ($25 and Certificate)
  6. Anthony Slauson: Ice Forest ($25 and Certificate)
  7. Bridget Aubrey: Where my flowers are ($25 and Certificate)
  8. Nicholas Hazelwood: Reviving The Senses Through Punctured Eardrums (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  9. Michele Nold: Heaven's Branches (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  10. Joe Incatasciato: A Word (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  11. Joseph Giordano: Sweet Lady (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  12. Deborah Simpson: A Lonely Traveler (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  13. Mary Nagy:The Dandelions Were Listening (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  14. Tammy Armstrong: A Mathematical Uncertainty (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  15. Johnette Loefgren: Skin Deep (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
November, 2005 Contest Winners
  1. Rev. Rebecca Guile Hudson: Like a Rock ($125 and Certificate)
  2. Michele Nold: Cycle ($100 and Certificate)
  3. Tony Bush: Rust Sleeps ($75 and Certificate)
  4. Jim Fish: Hard Times ($50 and Certificate)
  5. John Allen: Pith and Tar ($50 and Certificate)
  6. Rickie Elpusan: knee deep in N'awlins ($50 and Certificate)
  7. Paula Larson: BAST ($50 and Certificate)
  8. Shannon Hilson: Breathe (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  9. Nykki Houtkooper: Acceptance (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  10. Tatyana Carney: Violinist Composition (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  11. Paul Sylvester: T.V. (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  12. Laura Meese: The Elimination Method (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  13. Melissa Schwartz: In Forbearance (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  14. Greta Robinson: Shine (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  15. Merv Webster: BERT’S WILL (Honorable Mention/Certificate)
  16. Zach Berne: Pine, Sage, Dust, and Juniper (Honorable Mention/Certificate)

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