2004 Contest Results

2004 Triad

THEME: SONNET FORM

Judged by Marilyn Taylor; 39 entries.

First: Lester Smith, "The Smith Sonnet"

Second: Sarah Rose Thomas, "New Moon Blackout—A Modern Sonnet"

Third: Brent Christianson, "Man Expectant"

1st Honorable Mention: Margaret Lauber, "Sonnet for Stress"

2nd Honorable Mention: Helen Padway, "Housing"

POET’S CHOICE

Judged by John Lehman; 72 entries

First: Sr. Irene Zimmerman, "So Late the Lesson"

Second: Karla Huston, "Catch and Release"

Third: Richard Roe, "Two Young Women Contemplate ‘Girl in Front of the Mirror’"

1st Honorable Mention: Alice D’Alessio, "Gradually, Like Escaping Butterflies"

2nd Honorable Mention: Paula Anderson, "Limbo Land"

3rd Honorable Mention: Sarah Rose Thomas, "Reading Poetry is a lot like Singing the Blues"

KAY SAUNDERS MEMORIAL NEW POET AWARD

Judged by Steve Bellin; 61 entries.

First: Gail Wickman, "Nerd Girl and the Diamond"

Second: Susan Hueber, "How Not to Give a Gift"

Third: Lester Smith, "Breaking Horses"

1st Honorable Mention: Judy Roy, "Nine"

2nd Honorable Mention: Joan Zeier, “On the Quilt—God’s Eighth Day”