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Winners List

1st Prize - suicide by mango - Laurie Smith, Windsor, Ontario
2nd Prize - Arbor Vitae - Diane Attwell Palfrey, Cambridge, Ontario
3rd Prize - Pandora - Donna Langevin, Toronto, Ontario

2 Honourable Mention Awards (in no particular order)

Hummingbird - Marsha Barber, Toronto, Ontario
Edible Poem - Sylvia Adams, Ottawa, Ontario

19 Judge's Choice Awards (in alphabetical order by last name)

The Trucker Called Gypsy - Kenneth B. Budnark, Oakville, Ontario
June - April Bulmer, Cambridge, Ontario
Hunger - Teresa-Lee Cooke, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Best Bread Ever - Kathryn Edgecombe, Hanover, Ontario
It's Not a Diet - Katerina Fretwell, Seguin, Ontario
Chicken Feed - Debbie Okun Hill, Camlachie, Ontario
Christmas Repast - Susan Ioannou, Toronto, Ontario
Under the Banner of Equality - Jessie Lee Jennings, Windsor, Ontario
Which Came First - Jean Kallmeyer, Toronto, Ontario
If I Were a Sugar Maple - Donna Langevin, Toronto, Ontario
Excerpt from the Lost Play - James Langford, Keene, Ontario
Leftovers - Gail Peck, Oakville, Ontario
Queen P - Kanwal Rahim, Toronto, Ontario
Beneath the Cloudless Sky - Silvana Sangiuliano, Belwood, Ontario
All Roads Lead to Valletta - K.V. Skene, Toronto, Ontario
Forbidden Fruit - Bob Tuomi, Victoria, B.C.
Deep Freeze - Wendy Visser, Cambridge, Ontario
Fish Fry - Wendy Visser, Cambridge, Ontario
Charbineau Road Fall 2008 - Jan Wood, Big River, Saskatchewan


A great BIG thankyou to our judge, Theresa Donnelly, who spent countless hours
in reading and re-reading all 168 poems before selecting the best to award the prizes to.
Thank you to all who entered. For more contests, visit www.theontariopoetrysociety
and click on our Contests button on the side bar.