Poetry Contest

 

Thank you to all who joined us on May 16th for the poetry celebration to hear the winning poems and poetry!  A warm thank you as well to our featured judges, who collectively read 120 submitted poems:

  • Giti White
  • Gaby Edwards
  • Anna Fortner

Watch the recorded Zoom Poetry Celebration:

 

 

 

2021 Poetry Winners

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Adult Category Winner

Christina Gessler

What Falls Away

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Teen Category Winner

Noah Manzarek-Naghi

Leper Tree

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Child Category Winner

Orly Espinoza

Poppies

2021 Honorable Mentions

 

Adult Honorable Mention

Bryan Mootz
Mornings of 2020

 

Adult Honorable Mention

Madeline Holl

Working in a Thrift Store during the Pandemic

 

Teen Honorable Mention

Olivia de Ponce

My Heart

 

Teen Honorable Mention

Caroline Batchelder

Karl the Fog

 

Child Honorable Mention

Vida Lev Wolstencroft

My Streets

 

Child Honorable Mention

Rosita Power

Flowers in a Broken Vase

2020 - Poetry Award Winners

Ellie Elizabeth Roberts
Child Category Winner
Gratitude

Phoenix Seal
Teen Category Winner
WHERE I AM FROM

Anna Fortner
Adult Category Winner

All Things

2020 Honorable Mentions

 

2019 - Poetry Award Winners

Lilliana Grace Nemetz
Child Category Winner

My Book is a World

 

Ruby McCullers
Teenage Category Winner

Stomach Aches

 

M. L. Brown
Adult Category Winner

California Fordhook Lima Bean