Outermost Poetry Contest Winners

Community Radio of Cape Cod is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Joe Gouveia Outermost Poetry Contest.

Regional Winners:
1st Place  “Charrie, A Ballad” by Rosemary Dunn Moeller, Hyannis, MA
2nd Place “Loss is the Child of Time” by Michael Shapiro, Brewster, MA
3rd Place “The Price Of Living In A House In The Woods”
by Wilderness Sarchild, Brewster, MA

Regional Honorable Mentions:
“Only Now” by Chuck Madansky, Brewster, MA
“A Poem for Covid” by J. Lorraine Brown, Mashpee, MA
“Turning Compost” by Dianne Woods Ashley, Eastham, MA
“Carol was not at Breakfast” by James S. Cornell, Wellfleet, MA
“Summer’s Harvest” by Judith Partelow, Dennis, MA
“The Boy in the Attic” by Wayne Miller, Sandwich, MA
“Ripped Away Torn Asunder” by Ginia Pati, Orleans, MA
“This 2021 Poem” by Rose Auslander, Hyannis, MA

National Winners:
1st Place ($1,000 prize) “Justice” by Jeannette de Beauvoir, Provincetown, MA
2nd Place “Today the power went down in our small village”
by Adrienne Maher, Livonia, NY
3rd Place “(sic)stemic privilege” by Dean Gessie, Midland, Ontario, CAN

National Honorable Mentions:
“The Province Of Mothers” by Patricia Davis-Muffett, Rockville, MD
“In the Provinces” by Ed Meek, Somerville, MA
“Kaddish” by Nina Pick, Great Barrington, MA
“Ayaz Marhoni & Mahmoud Asgari” by Craig Cotter, Pasadena, CA
“Lomazy” by Moira Magneson, Placerville, CA
“The Drowning Person’s School of Literary Criticism”
by Mark Schimmoeller, Frankfort, KY
“My Time, Alone” by Annie Mattingley, Sante Fe, NM
“Accidentally Walking in on my Daughter and her Man” by Karla K. Morton, Raton, NM
“Scapegoat” by Claire Scott, Oakland, CA
“Self Portrait As Lot’s Wife” by Anastasia Vassos, Roslindale, MA

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2021 Joe Gouveia Outermost Poetry Contest!
Please join us for the Joe Gouveia Outermost Poetry Reading in March.
The regional winners and honorable mentions are invited to read their poem where they will share the stage with contest judge Marge Piercy. Admission is free. For more information, visit the Joe Gouveia Outermost Poetry Contest Facebook page.