2017 Poetry Competition Winners Announced The Society February 1, 2017 From the Society, News of Note, Poetry, Poetry Contests 2 Comments First Prize ($500): James Sale, Bournemouth, United Kingdom “In Telling This Story” “Obi-Wan Bin Laden RIP” “Imitating Shakespeare’s Sonnet 107” Second Prize: Lorna Davis, California “Buyer’s Remorse” “At the Gates of Heaven” “The Garden Guest” Third Prize: C.B. Anderson, Massachusetts “Water Music” “Heaven and Nature Sing” “Taqqiya” Honorable Mention Courtney Dowe, Washington, D.C. “Falun Dafa Hao” “Dear Restless One” “If You’re a Beggar Be a Chooser Too” Ron L. Hodges, Orange County, California “Will Power” “Echoes of Antioch” “Go Forth, Graduates!” “Life in China” Daniel Magdalen, Bucharest, Romania “The Fall of Atlantis” “Passing through the Woods of Ash” “New Year’s Hopes” __________ Prose Prize: “A Look at T.S. Eliot Looking at Edgar Allan Poe” by Wilbur Dee Case, Washington State __________ High School Prize ($100): Gleb Zavlanov, New York City, New York “To John Keats” “The Terrorists” Honorable Mention for High School Prize “Lotus” by Catherine Huang, Deerpark, New York _______________ Hudson Valley New York Poetry Prize ($100): “In the Arms of Saint Nicholas” by Karen Wells, Cragsmoor, New York Honorable Mention for Hudson Valley New York Poetry Prize “Mozart’s Whisper” by Robert Phelps, Beacon, New York (to be published later this month) “Death in the Desert” by Michael Glassman, Newburgh, New York (to be published later this month) _____ (Note: There were not enough submissions in the translation category, so that prize was canceled) Related Post ‘Sestina of Night’ by Karen Melander Magoon The lamp holds sway along the shadowed streets A penumbra encircles its sweet shine As night rests softly like a feathered cloak Upon a multitude o... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail 2 Responses Alan W. Jankowski February 1, 2017 Congrats to all the winners…would be nice if these things posted over on the Facebook page the same time as here, so I could share this over on Facebook…but I guess I can wait… Reply James Sale February 5, 2017 Thanks Alan – a good idea. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.