2006 Contest Results
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"
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”