Results of the Cyclamens and Swords 2010 Poetry Contest


Saturday, January 15, 2011 12:27 PM
From: "Helen Bar-Lev" <>

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Entries were received from poets in 8 countries. Prizewinners and Highly Recommended award winners are now published on the website:

First prize, $300: Diane Simkin – “Going Back”
Second prize, $100: Esther Lixenberg Bloch – “As You Observe the Foliage”
Third Prize, $50: Rochelle Mass – “Obeying Giacometti”

Highly commended (random order):
Seamus Harrington – “Cold Stove”
Laurence W. Thomas – “Final Dig”
Ellaraine Lockie – “Saying Good-Bye”
Tom Berman – “Galilee Spring”
Elaine Zimmerman – “Mending”
Sarah Wetzel – “Plato’s Desire”
Lori Levy – “The Price of Tomatoes”
Marsha McGregor – “Ways to Iron”
Wanda Sue Parrott – “The Other Cheek”
Carol Frith – “Small Orchid for a Brief Affair”
Breindel Kasher – “A 4 O’clock Breeze”
Laverne Frith – “An Outline Of Botany For One Who Just Might Want To Write A Flower Poem, Or Two”

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Short stories on ANY SUBJECT.

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