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The Picture Perfect Poetry Chapbook Anthology 2015 Contest
Winners List

First Prize: Blue and White by Sylvia Adams, Ottawa, Ontario

Second Prize: On the Sexuality of Neurons by Jessie Lee Jennings, Windsor, Ontario

Third Prize: Shackled by Order by Gerry Mooney, Nepean, Ontario

Twenty Honourable Mention Awards: (in alphabetical order by last name)

The Sleeping Gypsy by Sylvia Adams, Ottawa, Ontario
Shadow by Sylvia Adams, Ottawa, Ontario
Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2 by Sylvia Adams, Ottawa, Ontario
Sky / Wave by Henry Beissel, Ottawa, Ontario
Aging Pine by Henry Beissel, Ottawa, Ontario
Life Class painting by John Di Leonardo, Brooklin, Ontario
Undressing Beauty by John Di Leonardo, Brooklin, Ontario
Prelude to an Artist's Eulogy by Norah Eastern, Innisfil, Ontario
You Left Me Cold by Debbie Okun Hill, Camlachie, Ontario
The Plight of Wildlife Artists by Debbie Okun Hill, Camlachie, Ontario
Labour Pains by Jessie Lee Jennings, Windsor, Ontario
Arnolfini Marriage Portrait by Jean Kallmeyer, Toronto, Ontario
Hokusai in Newfoundland by Donna Langevin, Toronto, Ontario
When the Lake Turns to Paint by Donna Langevin, Toronto, Ontario
How We Danced in Forty-Five by James Langford, Keene, Ontario
I Would Photograph You by Bob MacKenzie, Kingston, Ontario
steel-toed woman by Karen Rockwell, Belle River, Ontario
Questions for Emily by Nancy Walden, Toronto, Ontario
Epilobium Angustifolia by Jan Wood, Big River, Saskatchewan
Dendritic by Jan Wood, Big River, Saskatchewan


Special thanks to our judge, John Ambury for his hard work in reading and re-reading all
175 poems before selecting the winning entries.