2017 Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention: “Ornithology Lessons” by Rob Carney

We're pleased to announce "Orinthology Lessons" as an Honorable Mention in our 2017 Poetry Contest! A very special thank you to our poetry staff for their hard work! ORNITHOLOGY LESSONS Because she loves a good rock slide, a little geologic fanfare, the blue jay taps at boulders with her beak, quick chisels to get things … Continue reading 2017 Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention: “Ornithology Lessons” by Rob Carney

2017 Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention: “Trillium” by Melissa Jean

We're excited to announce "Trillium" by Melissa Jean as an Honorable Mention in our 2017 Poetry Contest! A special thank you to our hard-working poetry staff! Trillium In the woods there are velvety black flowers; someone calls them trillium. I thought trillium was a white flower. This one is elegant and dark as a shroud. … Continue reading 2017 Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention: “Trillium” by Melissa Jean

2017 Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention: “My Ancestors” by Ron Reikki

We're happy to announce "My Ancestors" by Ron Riekki as an Honorable Mention in our 2017 Poetry Contest! A special shout-out to our hard-working poetry staff for this round! .                My Ancestors My grandmother’s grandmother hid, buried herself under handfuls of history, and now I am discovering—through the … Continue reading 2017 Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention: “My Ancestors” by Ron Reikki

2017 Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention: “Rorschach Test” by Charles Kell

We're excited to announce "Rorschach Test" by Charles Kell as an Honorable Mention in our 2017 Poetry Contest! A special thank you to our hard-working poetry staff for their work this time around! Rorschach Test Blink if you see a pain-devil. Make a left fist if you notice your ma slicing bread. Wipe the wet … Continue reading 2017 Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention: “Rorschach Test” by Charles Kell

2017 Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention: “A Sailor’s Language” by Taunja Thomson

We're proud to announce "A Sailor's Language" by Taunja Thomson as an honorable mention for a 2017 Spring Poetry Contest! A specials thanks to our poetry staff for all of their hard work! A Sailor's Language I am a music box only I can wind up— no pirouetting but a sharp unfolding. I don pink … Continue reading 2017 Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention: “A Sailor’s Language” by Taunja Thomson

Poetry Spring 2017, Honorable Mention: “How to Talk to the Dying” by Jessica Mehta

We received an extraordinary number of wonderful submissions for our 2017 Poetry content, and have a number of honorable mentions to name thanks to the diligent work of our poetry staff. We're proud to announce "How to Talk to the Dying" by Jessica Mehta as an honorable mention! How to Talk to the Dying I … Continue reading Poetry Spring 2017, Honorable Mention: “How to Talk to the Dying” by Jessica Mehta

Fall Poetry 2016: Honorable Mention, “Left Alone” by M. Drew Williams

We had an enormous number of excellent submissions for our Fall Poetry 2016 Contest, which gave us the delightful opportunity to name several Honorable Mentions. We are excited to present one of these Honorable Mentions, which are in no particular order. Please enjoy! Left Alone   I doubled back across the dirt-brown water  to join … Continue reading Fall Poetry 2016: Honorable Mention, “Left Alone” by M. Drew Williams