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

Poetry Spring 2017, Honorable Mention: “On Your Wedding Day” by Stephen Barichko

On Your Wedding Day a toast .     when i was seventeen i still lived or perished by the promise .     so when you twined my ring finger knotted it tight and said this means  .    we’re married now I believed you because that day in the morning .     down in the … Continue reading Poetry Spring 2017, Honorable Mention: “On Your Wedding Day” by Stephen Barichko

Poetry Spring 2017, Fourth Place: “Colonial Composition” by Brett Salsbury

We received an extraordinary number of amazing submission for our first poetry contest of the year, and it took much hard work from our poetry staff to make the final decisions. Congratulations to Brett Salsbury for taking fourth place in the Spring Poetry Contest of 2017!    Colonial Composition With that, I accomplish a great, … Continue reading Poetry Spring 2017, Fourth Place: “Colonial Composition” by Brett Salsbury