2006 Contest Results

2006 Triad

THEME: PEACE

Judged by Karla Mullen; 75 entries.

First: Bruce Dethlefsen, "The Side That Won"

Second: Cathryn Cofell, "Punctuation"

Third: Peg Sherry, "If Metaphor Could Only Make Us Kin"

1st Honorable Mention: Paula Schulz, "Prayer of the Garden Snake"

2nd Honorable Mention: Gail Sosinsky, Wickman "Peace"

3rd Honorable Mention: Peter Sherrill, "Message to a Dead Enemy"

POET'S CHOICE

Judged by Laurie MacDiarmid; 92 entries.

First: Richard Swanson, "I’ve Taken My Pills"

Second: Naomi Cochran, "Skating Lesson"

Third: Peg Lauber, "My First Voyage 1543 to the West Indies"

1st Honorable Mention: Jan Chronister, "Laundry Day with Mary Magdalene"

2nd Honorable Mention: Sandy Stark, "Oasis"

3rd Honorable Mention: Jeanie Tomasko, "Midsummer in the Northwoods"

KAY SAUNDERS MEMORIAL NEW POET AWARD

Judged by Ellie Schoenfeld; 55 entries.

First: Jeanie Tomasko, "The Obedience of Flowers"

Second: Nancy Jesse, "Chrysalis"

Third: S.A.M. Johnson, "Cohesion"

1st Honorable Mention: Rose May Foley, "The Monument Man"

2nd Honorable Mention: Estella Lauter, “I Wanted To Hold It But It Disappeared”

3rd Honorable Mention: Mary Jo Balistreri, “Sunset on Saylesville Pond”