International Poetry Competition
Grand Prize Winners
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Poetry 2013: The Blue Horse by Dane Cervine
A child, a stable, a night of wonder.
Poetry 2012: Unborn Paintings by Diana Pinckney
A mother contemplates her nature and her art.
Poetry 2011: Bison in Hayden Valley by Ron De Maris
A painting as awesome as any in a Stone Age cave.
Poetry 2010: Alleluia by Rebecca Baggett
Celebrating the mystery behind the world’s masks.
Poetry 2009: Grip by Michael Lee Phillips
Exploring the canyon between father and son.
Poetry 2008: Winter Milk by Jamie Morewood Anderson
Sometimes, the real world is all the magic you need.
Poetry 2007: Flower Bomb by Vuong Quoc Vu
A soldier discovers the meeting place of extremes.
Poetry 2006: Phrases for Public Speakers at Sea by M. B. Powell
The dryest of subjects meets the wettest, in a showy and telling tour de force.
Poetry 2005: It Is Time: a New England Pastoral by Laura Foley
Anything I say would give it away....
Poetry 2004: The Only Muntin Poem in the World by Timothy Walsh
Need to clean your windows of perception? This will do the job!
Poetry 2003: A Fate Takes a Holiday by Mike Casey
Poetry 2002: His Funeral by Jeff Worley
Of fathers and freedom.
Poetry 2001: A Husband’s Refuge by Ginny Lowe Connors.
A hymn to the hum of machines and men.
Poetry 2000: The Planet First Observed by Marjorie Mir.
Can you guess which one?
Poetry 1999: The Painter by Robert Arthur Lewis.
In a transforming moment, a trade becomes a vocation.
Poetry 1998: After a Miscarriage by Harriet Brown.
Spring undertakes its most delicate task.
Poetry 1997: Paper Drive by George O’Connell.
A childhood ritual offers a different Look at Life.
Poetry 1996: A Trick by Steve Kowit.
Magic and milagros in the high Andes of Peru.