2nd Annual Outermost Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to winners of the 2nd annual WOMR/WFMR Outermost Poetry Contest!

Cape Cod contest winners

First Place ($200.00 prize):
A Further Explication of Irony by Elizabeth Bradfield, Provincetown, MA

Second Place:
Bed-Time Story by Judith Partelow, Harwich, MA
Third Place:
A Dropped Stitch by Robin Smith Johnson, Mashpee MA

Honorable Mention:
In Which I Watch a Live Feed from The Nkorho Pan Water Hole by Lauren Wolk, Centerville MA
One Cave in a Honeycomb of Caves by Rosalind Pace, Truro MA
Recycling Instructions by Neil Silberblatt, Chatham MA
Ride Through Langue D’Oc by Kate Wallace Rogers, Dennis MA

National contest winners:

First Place ($1,000.00 prize):
A poet’s harp, made of the breastbone of his muse, sings the Unnamable
by Kevin O’Rourke, Minneapolis, MN

Second Place:
The Shriek by Joan Michelson, London, England
Third Place:
The Dogs of Puerto Rico by Chivas Sandage, Colinsville, CT

Honorable Mention:
In The Village Of Snow by Laurie Zimmerman Andover, NH
Trailer Park Heart by Maria Nazos, Lincoln NE
On Catching Myself 35 Years Later in a Store Window by Laurie Zimmerman Andover, NH
The Widd’er Woman by Jessica Glover, Stillwater OK
The Clerk Says You Are Not by Chivas Sandage, Colinsville CT
Pamet Dragon Cape Cod by Matthew Spireng, Kingston NY