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The Ontario Poetry Society Presents:
The Provoked-By-Places Contest Winners List

Winners!

First Prize: Language as a Nostalgic Traveller by J.J. Steinfeld, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Second Prize: A Tourist's Complaint by John B. Lee, Port Dover, ON
Third Prize: The Good Shepherd of Asuncion by Marianne Jones, Thunder Bay, ON

20 Honourable Mention Awards listed in alphabetical order by winners' last names

Tuckaleechee Caverns by Becky Alexander, Cambridge, ON
Walking the Badlands by Becky Alexander, Cambridge, ON
Arusha, the Road In by Richard A. Brait, Toronto, ON
Shinkansen by Richard A. Brait, Toronto, ON
Catching Puffin in Vestmannaeyjar by Richard A. Brait, Toronto, ON
Driving Through Moses Lake by Louise Fairley, Edmonton, AB
Moonsnail by Louise Fairley, Edmonton, AB
The Tangle 'o the Isles by Louise Fairley, Edmonton, AB
Camilleri in Agrigento by Silvia Falsaperla, Toronto, ON
Late August, Mt. Liamuiga by Meg Freer, Kingston, ON
Touring in Vilnius by Katerina Vaughan Fretwell, Seguin, ON
Balanced by Debbie Okun Hill, Camlachie, ON
Edvard Munch Canoes the Ottawa by Harold Hoefle, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC
The Bruce Horizon by Wayne MacAulay, Mississauga, ON
Apsara Stone Carve, Angkor Wat by Wendy Jean MacLean, Brockville, ON
Compound in Negril by S.A. McCormick, Cameron, ON
Memories of Famagusta Market by Roberta McGill, Orillia, ON
The Tea Trolley by John Morris, Ottawa, ON
A Walk in Potholes Provincial Park by Paula Kienapple-Summers, Kitchener, ON
A Life Well Travelled by N.K. Wilson, Toronto, ON


A big thank you goes to our contest creator and judge, Keith Garebian. Keith spent
countless hours reading and re-reading every poem before selecting the finalists.
There were 132 poems entered into the contest.