Winners’ List 2017

1st    Barbara Blanks, “Along the Ridge Trail,” Garland, TX
2nd    Betsy M. Hughes, “September Twilight Song,” Dayton, OH
3rd    Dalene Stull, “After Seven Years,” Danville, OH

1st HM    Jerri Hardesty, “Conduit,” Brierfield, AL
2nd HM    Charlotte Digregorio, “The Will to Write,” Winnetka, IL
3rd HM    Janice Fuller, “A Love Lost,” Webster, WI

Special Recognitions:

Candace Armstrong, “Revisitation,” Murphysboro, IL
Catherine Moran, “The English teacher pauses,” Little Rock, AR
Beth Staas, “Because,” Oak Brook, IL

Congratulations to the winners, and many thanks to all who entered.  A special thank-you to our judge, Joyce Shiver.  There were many wonderful poems.