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- Winners Have been Announced -

First Prize
Glass Paperweights by Rhoda Hassman, Hamilton, Ontario


18 Honourable Mention Awards

(in alphabetical order by last name)

Lost by Roy J. Adams, Hamilton, Ontario

Wishes by Kathryn Edgecombe, Hanover, Ontario

take-away by Kathy Fisher, Edmonton, Alberta

Mother in Search of an Artist by Rhoda Hassman, Hamilton, Ontario

The Man I Didn't Talk To by Rhoda Hassman, Hamilton, Ontario

Puddles on the Road by Keith Inman, Thorold, Ontario

Dad torched my car in the driveway by Keith Inman, Thorold, Ontario

crash by Rosalind Knight, Kingsville, Ontario

At the Poetry Reading by Norma West Linder, Sarnia, Ontario

You Loved the Roses by Wendy Jean MacLean, Brockville, Ontario

Not Even the Hired Man by Wendy Jean MacLean, Brockville, Ontario

A Season of Despair by Diane Attwell Palfrey, Cambridge, Ontario

Dearly Departed - June 20th, 1963 by Diane Attwell Palfrey, Cambridge, Ontario

Granny's Quilt by Kathy Robertson, Kitchener, Ontario

Ex-house by Renée Sgroi, Whitby, Ontario

Measure for Measure by K.V. Skene, Toronto, Ontario

You as Lacuna by David Stones, Toronto, Ontario

Poem Number 5 by David Stones, Toronto, Ontario

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Special thanks to our judge, Marsha Barber, who read and re-read 225 poems
to select the winning entries.