Outermost Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to winners of the 2016 Joe Gouveia Outermost Poetry Contest!

Cape Cod contest winners

First Place ($300.00 prize):
Talk about the Weather – J. Stiles Askew (Cotuit)

Second Place:
A Thousand Cranes – Alycia Davis (South Dennis)
Third Place:
Narrow Lines – Joan Barnes (Orleans)

Honorable Mention:
The Woman’s House – Dianne Woods Ashley (Eastham)
Bright Shallows – Robin Smith-Johnson (Mashpee)
Junkyard of Broken Dreams – Ed Meek (Wellfleet)
Polaroid – Paula J. Ericson (Wellfleet)
Signed, simplified – J. Leslie Ross (South Dennis)
What happens on the porch stays on the porch – George Michelson Foy (Osterville)
The Trade – Tom Chilton (Falmouth)

National contest winners:

First Place ($1,000.00 prize):
Nine Ways of Looking at Light – Laura Foley (South Pomfret, VT)

Second Place:
Passive Aggression – Tom Wayman (Winslow, BC)
Third Place:
I Miss You Still – Shana Ritter (Bloomington, IN)

Honorable Mention:
Conjure Woman – Kathleen O’Toole (Takoma Park, MD)
The Crazies March – Laura Gail Grohe (Greenfield, MA)
When I Join the Circus – Susan Glassmeyer (Cincinnati, OH)
They Go Willingly – Cynthia Winter (Try, NY)
Lost and Found – Laura Foley (South Pomfret, VT)