The Ontario Poetry Society
~ Open Heart 12 - Winner List 2017~
Avoiding the Rocks by Marsha
Barber, Toronto, Ontario
Leaves in the Wind by Ed Woods, Dundas, Ontario
Bonding by Dorothy Stott, Gibsons, B.C.
The Questioner, Seductively Dressed by J.J. Steinfeld, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
If Night by Jason Featherstone, London, Ontario
We Make Love by Paulos Ioannou, Toronto, Ontario
First Kiss by Ronnie R. Brown, Ottawa, Ontario
My Younger Self by Kathryn Edgecombe, Hanover, Ontario
Antiques by Claire Bunnik, Pefferlaw, Ontario
Dreams of Lovers Past by Tharani Balachandran, Hamilton, Ontario
Vis-á-vis by Lola Lyn Panetta, Vernon, B.C.
Always Yours by Lucy Santelli, Toronto, Ontario
Separation by Michael B. Carver, Pembroke, Ontario
Undertow by Gill Foss, Carp, Ontario
Sing to a Dying Parent by Aditya Malhotra, Kanata, Ontario
Ice to Water by Patricia Smekal, Victoria, B.C.
Loss of Heart by Patricia Smekal, Victoria, B.C.
Special thanks to our Judge,
Wendy Jean MacLean. She carefully read and re-read all 285 poems before
selecting all the winners.