2017 Triad Winners
KAY SAUNDERS MEMORIAL NEW POET
There were 33 entries in the Kay Saunders Memorial New Poet category judged by M Wright.
Erna Kelly for “Nourishment”
Sharon Rook Daly for “Oil Can.”
Colleen Nehmer for “Snake Charmer”.
Joyce M. Latham for “No”.
“Talking to Strangers” by Naomi Cochran
There were 67 entries in the theme category for the theme of Rules and/or Laws judged by Charles Hood.
Janet Leahy for “She Never Spoke of How She Died”
Thomas J. Erickson for “The Presumption of Innocence”
Bruce Dethlefsen for “Ma Come Get Me (The Phone Slams)”
Emily Bowles for “A Daisy Chain for My Daughter”
Jeffrey Johannes for “My Mother Says”
Paula Schulz for “Remember the Sabbath Day by Keeping it Holy”
79 people entered the Poet’s Choice competition judged by Judith Vollmer.
Richard Roe for “Toward Evening”
Fabu P. Carter for “Arriving Free in the Green Land”
Sheryl Slocum for “Cemeteries”
Sharon Foley for “It’s Raining Outside”
Sandra J. Lindow for “The Romance of Dragonflies”
Bruce Dethlefsen for “October Clouds of Door County”
A sampling of winning poems here.