Margaret Coats
Evan Mantyk


First Place ($100)

Francesca Leader, Virginia
“The Iroha Poem” by Kūkai (空海) (774–835)


Second Place

Steven Monte, New York
“Di pensier in pensier, di monte in monte” by Francesco Petrarch (1304-1374)

Alexandra Guo, Singapore
“Hymn to Beauty” by Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)


Third Place

Adam Sedia, Indiana
“Portrait of God” by François-René de Chateaubriand (1768-1848)

Joshua Mincio, Oklahoma
“Meditation” by Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)


Fourth Place

Russell Spera
“King Horn” Middle English Romance

James A. Tweedie, Washington State
Three Translations of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

David O’Neil
A Verse Translation of Piers Plowman C, Passus XV, lines 62-105



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4 Responses

  1. Susan Jarvis Bryant

    Congratulations to Francesca Leader and all the talented poets on this page. Well done!

  2. Francesca Leader

    Thank you for your congratulations! Truly honored to have my work chosen.


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