2005 Contest Results

2005 Triad

THEME: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Judged by Laurel Mills; 58 entries.

First: Liz Hammond, "Why I Don’t Have Air-Conditioning, Cable TV, and Other Oddities"

Second: Yvette Flaten, "Nuclear Family"

Third: Peg Lauber, "Guide to Birds of the Waterways"

1st Honorable Mention: Sheryl Slocum, "Coyote"

2nd Honorable Mention: Michael Kriesel, "Target Practice"

3rd Honorable Mention: Jan Chronister, "Addicted to Roads"

POET'S CHOICE

Judged by Andrea Potos; 80 entries.

First: Maryam Dachniwskyj, "Cultural Geography"

Second: Susan Kileen, "Fishing Without My Father"

Third: Sandra Lindow, "At Copper Falls: Walking to Water"

1st Honorable Mention: Kay Sanders, "Embers"

2nd Honorable Mention: Bobbie Krinsky, "Collateral Damage"

3rd Honorable Mention: Margaret Rozga, "Grand Child"

KAY SAUNDERS MEMORIAL NEW POET AWARD

Judged by Dale Ritterbusch; 51 entries.

First: Stephen Anderson, "The Privileged Secrets of the Arch"

Second: Loraine Brink, "Pieces"

Third: Maryam Dachniwskyj, "Sonnet: My Sister Cooks Lentil Soup in the Fourteenth Year of Her Marriage"

1st Honorable Mention: Joey Wojtusik, "You’ve Created This Monster"

2nd Honorable Mention: Jean Biegun, “Hospice”

3rd Honorable Mention: Judy Garty, “Sinte Hla Talisman”