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Dr. William Henry Drummond Poetry Contest 2015

First Place

Memory is Strong by Alexandra Gilbert

Second Place

Horse and Train by John Di Leonardo

Third Place

Those Three Islands by Alexandra Gilbert

Eight Honourable Mentions

  • In the Museum by Susan Siddley
  • Grief by Marsha Barber
  • Listening to the Wren’s Song by Debbie Okun Hill
  • Sheep in Sun by Keith Garebian
  • The Way A Dock Waits by Marianne Jones
  • The Trail by Marsha Barber
  • Pembina Berries by Sandy Campbell
  • Directions for the End of Time by Pamela Dillon

Eight Judge’s Choice Awards

  • How A Tree Understands by Patricia Smekal
  • Nothing Between Us by Shannon Pass
  • Home Made by Patricia Smekal
  • Hybrasil Return by Margaret McKeon
  • Sidewalk Burial by John Jansen in de Wal
  • The Last Stop by Gerry Mooney
  • February Snowfall by Gerry Mooney
  • Cobalt – Spirit of the North by Wanda Hunton MacFarlane