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The Betty Drevniok Award 2015

First Prize
Author: Carl Seguiban
last rites . . . 
rain fading into
bird song
Second Prize
Author: elehna de sousa
sunlit poppy . . .
                        the swirl
                    of her red skirt
Third Prize
Author: Carl Seguiban
bluest
on forgotten graves --
wild myosotis
Honorable Mention
Author: Steliana Christina Voicu
delivery room--
the gentle light
of the beginning
Honorable Mention
Author: Steliana Christina Voicu
huckleberries--
capturing the night
in the jam jar
Honorable Mention
Author: Jayashree Maniyil
clearing sky
the gum tree bursts into
rainbow lorikeets
Honorable Mention
Author: Judit Katalin Hollos
child soldiers--
a young buck takes the moon
on its antlers
Honorable Mention
Author: Debbie Strange
the whistle
of a wood duck . . . 
her last breath
Honorable Mention
Author: Dina E. Cox
still there . . . 
soul of the caterpillar
in the butterfly
Honorable Mention
Author: Mark E. Brager
sunlight through fog . . . 
the half-life
of falling leaves
Honorable Mention
Author: John Barlow
leaf-cast shade
a hoverfly moves around
a spot of sunshine
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