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Winners List

First Prize:
Dearth by Theresa Donnelly, Brooklin, Ontario

Second Prize:
Of This Tree by Theresa Donnelly, Brooklin, Ontario

Third Prize:
Separation by Debbie Okun Hill, Camlachie, Ontario

2 Honourable Mention Awards
(in no particular order):

farmland on the round by Jennifer Wallace, Victoria, B.C.
No Knack For It by Heather Cadsby, Toronto, Ontario

19 Judge's Choice Awards
(in no particular order):

Rations of War by Mary Ann Mulhern, Windsor, Ontario
Joyeux Anniversaire by Theresa Donnelly, Brooklin, Ontario
(Im) Perishable by Anne Duke Judd, Port Elgin, Ontario
Rainbow Risks by Fran Figge, Stoney Creek, Ontario
Oranges by Dianne Alvine, Barnegat, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Vegetarian by Kathy Figueroa, Bancroft, Ontario
Midnight Fridge by Angelica Lachance, Amherstburg, Ontario
Lobster Savoir Faire by Debbie Amirault Camelin, Kanata, Ontario
The Memory Room by John B. Lee, Port Dover, Ontario
Honey and Brine by Greer Roberts, Ajax, Ontario
Summer Delight by Kathy Robertson, Kitchener, Ontario
Dining With Roderick Haig-Brown by Sharon V. Urdahl, Comox, B.C.
Old Women, Cooking by Jeevan Bhagwat, Toronto, Ontario
Nightmare's Feast by James Langford, Keene, Ontario
Across the Asphalt Road by Sharon V. Urdahl, Comox, B.C.
Leftovers by Anne Duke Judd, Port Elgin, Ontario
Reviving Thomas Black by Theresa Donnelly, Brooklin, Ontario
Half of a Popsicle by Karen Rockwell, Belle River, Ontario
Di-no Might by Keith Inman, Thorold, Ontario

Special thanks to our Judge, Bernice Lever, who spent countless hours
reading and re-reading every entry before selecting all the winning entries.