to Members of The Ontario Poetry Society Only
The Envelope Please" Poetry Contest Prizes:
- $50 & Beret Days Press Chapbook & a Fancy Certificate
Second Prize - $25 & Beret Days Press Chapbook & a Fancy Certificate
Third Prize - $15 & Beret Days Press Chapbook & a Fancy Certificate
Plus 2 Honourable Mention Awards,
each accompanied by a Beret Days Press Chapbook & a Fancy Certificate
All winning entries to be published in Verse Afire
Poems wanted on people and the communication between people
via verbal discussion over the phone or in person, via e-mail or snail
mail (regular post)
or via body language. Poems may also be about miscommunication,
lost messages and messages never sent
And the Winners are:
Marsha Barber, Toronto, Ontario for her poem "Grandma"
Marsha Barber, Toronto, Ontario for her poem
"How to Visit a Nursing Home: A Manual"
John Di Leonardo, Brooklin, Ontario for his poem "The Gift"
2 Honourable Mention Awards
in no particular order:
Sheila Laundry, Fonthill,
Ontario for her poem ""Agnes and Nell"
Fran Figge, Stoney Creek, Ontario for her poem "Breathe of Life"
Judge: April Bulmer