2012 Contest Results

2012 Triad

THEME: ROOTS AND/OR BRANCHES

Judged by Jazzy Danziger. There were 75 entries.

 First Place: Joan Wiese Johannes, “Wolf Spirit Speaks”

Second Place: Andree Gravelely, “The Home I’ve Made for You”

Third Place: C.J. Muchhala, “Finding My Way”

 Honorable Mention:

Elise Gregory, “The End of Smoke Days”

Jan Chronister, “Upstairs Bedroom on a Hot Summer Night”

Marilyn Fleming, “If Not For Winter”

POET'S CHOICE

Judged by Mark Wagenaar. There were 87 entries.

 First Place: Michael Kriesel, “Wisconsin Book of the Dead”

Second Place: Lauren Shimulunas, “Family History”

Third Place: Janet Leahy, “Litany”

 Honorable Mention:

Elise Gregory, “Traveler”

Estella Lauter, “Along the River During the Qingming Festival”

Richard Merelman, “Civil Inattention”

KAY SAUNDERS MEMORIAL NEW POET AWARD

Judged by Michelle Gillett. There were 54 entries.

First Place: Elise Gregory, “Snow Loss: The Conversation of Winter”

Second Place:Kenneth Zahorski, “Ancestral Wisdom”

Third Place:Peggy Trojan, “Orchard”

Honorable Mention:

Janet Taliaferro, “Supine Woman with Trowel”