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The Betty Drevniok Award 1998

Judge: Rod Willmont

First Prize
Author: Sandra Fuhringer
frost at the window
a bowl of white rice
steaming
Second Prize
Author: anne mckay
so close the living the dying   roses in a blue bowl
Third Prize
Author: F.M. Black
     the carousel spins
a girl's delirious laughter
        July evening...
Honourable Mention
Author: Patricia M. Benedict
My delighted dog
gives me the grand tour amid
the rain-soaked blossoms
Honourable Mention
Author: Terry Ann Carter
difference of opinion
the student's
loud voice
Honourable Mention
Author: Ross Figgins
their last picnic—
   a cold wind folds her corner
      of the blanket
Honourable Mention
Author: Kim Horne
selfish mother
her voice does not reach
white chrysanthemums
Honourable Mention
Author: Patricia Neubauer
small stirrings
deep within the leaf pile—
the cat's eyes darken
Honourable Mention
Author: William M. Ramsey
      planting tulips
for a moment
      liking myself
Honourable Mention
Author: Grant D. Savage
months after chemo
  I find her hair
     in the bluebird's nest
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