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The Betty Drevniok Award 2011

Judge: Grant D. Savage

First Prize
Author: Earl Keener
folding sheets
the weight of a flag
still in my arms
Second Prize
Author: Francine Banwarth
snowbound:
the rosebushes
up to their hips
Third Prize
Author: Barry George
once before you go
receding snowbank—
tell me your secrets
Honourable Mention
Author: Diane Desoteaux
                snowstorm—
you've gained at least a pound
                  snowman!
Honourable Mention
Author: Paris Elizabeth Sea
tidy kitchen
knives all hidden
but handy
Honourable Mention
Author: Naomi Beth Wakan
bikini top
pinned to the park noticeboard
end of summer
Honourable Mention
Author: Lois Harvey
side by side
in the hammock
two unread books
Honourable Mention
Author: Scott Mason
a red maple leaf
              that forgot to fall...
he fingers his shrapnel scar
Honourable Mention
Author: Ellen Cooper
setting off beeps
in my smoke detector
a daddy longlegs
Honourable Mention
Author: Guy Simser
to that scythe moon
looming over the hospice
his tranquil yielding
Honourable Mention
Author: Roland Packer
stargazer lilies
    my quantum
         of time
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