THE MAINE POETS SOCIETY PRIZE POEM CONTEST 2021

Winners of our members-only May 2021 Contest
A Persona Poem – Judge: Dennis Camire

First Place – “Dreaming of Being a Belly Dancer” – Sarah Hyde
Second Place – “West 70th Between B’Way and West End” – Pat Karpen
Third Place – “As I Live and Breathe” – Laura West
First Honorable Mention – “Between Trees” – Janie Gendron
Second Honorable Mention – “Reconsidering the Snail” – Jenny Doughty
Third Honorable Mention – “Underwear Bomber” – Carol Bachofner

Results of Our 2021 Prize Poem Contests:

The Winner of the $100 Prize – Published Poets

Judy Kaber – “Fat Lady at the Side Show”

Honorable Mention:

Doug "Woody" Woodsum – “The Grace of Heavenly Bodies
Jeri Theriault – “metamorphic: grandmother as Scylla

The Winner of the $50 Prize – Unpublished Poets

Sarah Frick – “The Red Handkerchief of Mudville

Honorable Mention:

Sarah Frick – “Mermaids for Tea
Mary Michael Billings – “The Door

 

 


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