2008 Contest Results

2008 Triad

THEME: WATER

Judged by Laurel Yourke; 67 entries.

First: B. J. Best, "thursday evening"

Second: Jeffrey Johannes, "The Fisherman’s Wife"

Third: F. J. Bergmann, "Rain"

Honorable Mention:

Kay Sanders, "The Art of Kneeling"

Joan Johannes, "La Mer"

Michael Kriesel, "Drowning on the Moon"

POET'S CHOICE

Judged by Andrea Potos; 70 entries.

First: Judy Kolosso, "To Haymeadow Road"

Second: F. J. Bergmann, "What the road believes"

Third: Leonore Coberly, "The Bee Lover"

1st Honorable Mention: Janet Leahy, "Gas, 1940"

2nd Honorable Mention: Elise Gregory, "Aftermath"

3rd Honorable Mention: Anjie Greene-Martin, "Car Hop"

KAY SAUNDERS MEMORIAL NEW POET

Judged by Laurel Mills; 33 entries.

First: Paula Anderson, "Sounds"

Second: Geoff Collins, "How to Win at Poker"

Third: D. B. Appleton, “Ushi Tempra d More”

1st Honorable Mention: Lisa Cihlar, "A Severe Weather Watch Has Been Issued for Green County"

2nd Honorable Mention: Michael Kriesel, “Black Dice”

3rd Honorable Mention: Kathleen Phillips, “Rara avis in Tompkins Square”