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First Prize
The World Sees You Clinging by Wendy Jean MacLean, Brockville, Ont.

18 Honourable Mention awards
(listed in alphabetical order by last name)
My Hear Trembles by Roy Adams, Hamilton, Ont.
All the Lovely Broken People by Marsha Barber, Toronto, Ont.
My Father Teaches Me to Ride a Bike by Marsha Barber, Toronto, Ont.
Love / Coat by Suzanne Blouin, Montreal, Q.C.
Earth's Heartbeat by Alex Hamilton-Brown, Agassiz, B.C.
Lost & Found by Ronnie R. Brown, Ottawa, Ont.
Anniversary Dinner by John Di Leonardo, Brooklin, Ont.
Reading People's Choices by John Di Leonardo
Studio Poem by John Di Leonardo
What I Would Like by Ronda Wicks Eller, Toronto, Ont.
Connections by Meg Freer, Kingston, Ont.
She is Now Window by Debbie Okun Hill, Camlachie, Ont.
And I Breathe Again by Wendy Jean MacLean, Brockville, Ont.
When Throstles Sing by Diane Attwell Palfrey, Cambridge, Ont.
There is Nothing to be Afraid Of by K.V. Skene, Toronto, Ont.
But if You Lived Your Differently by J.J. Steinfeld, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
In a Different Time and Place, It Could Have Been Love, but Instead by J.J. Steinfeld, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Ten by Dorothy Stott, Gibsons, B.C.


Special thanks to our judge, Kathryn Edgecombe (last year's First Prize Winner),
for carefully reading and re-reading all 386 poems before selecting the winners.