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The Betty Drevniok Award 2014

First Prize
Author: Darrell Lindsey
snow in the treetops--
a lullaby too heavy
for her to sing
Second Prize
Author: Mark E. Brager
moon and star ...
a stray goose becomes
an echo
Third Prize
Author: Roland Packer
so soft the snow no heroic measures
Honourable Mention
Author: Kathy Lippard Cobb
first light--
the tree explodes 
with blackbirds
Honourable Mention
Author: Sandra Simpson
first autumn colour--
taking the heirloom
meant for my sister
Honourable Mention
Author: Harvey Jenkins
first pond freeze
a water beetle pushes
against the ice
Honourable Mention
Author: Carolyn Coit Dancy
harvest moon
walking through
a Van Gogh
Honourable Mention
Author: Veronika Zora Novak
solar eclipse...
folding, unfolding
moth wings
Honourable Mention
Author: Mark E. Brager
what was left
by the riverside...
deepening dusk
Honourable Mention
Author: Kathy Lippard Cobb
white butterfly
drifting through all
she left behind
Honourable Mention
Author: Marianne Paul
white peony tea--
snow so fine the night
has flowered
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