This poem, appropriate for this time of year, is the winner of the “Chancelor’s Prize” in The Poetry Society of Michigan Annual Poetry Contest.
The George Dila Memorial Prize is given to the best prose poem entered in the PSM annual poetry contest. The winning poet is Nancy Cook, who offers this advice:
Southfield, Michigan poet, Sophia Rivkin, won first prize in the “Family” category in our annual contest with this poem. The fall contest issue of Peninsula Poets is now available.
Eulogistic poems don’t have to mournful, somber or depressing. This poem took first place in the category, Loss, in the Poetry Society of Michigan’s annual contest. Patricia Barnes is from Wyandotte, Michigan.
The winning poem in the Nature category of The Poetry Society of Michigan’s 2019 contest is Too Bloom by Michigan poet, Karin Hoffecker. The fall issue of Peninsula Poets in which this year’s winners appear is now available for purchase.
The winner of the Margo LaGattuta Award in this year’s Poetry Society of Michigan Poetry Contest is Diana Dinverno for Decisions.
This year’s winning poem in the category “Evening” from the annual contest issue of Peninsula Poets, the journal of the Poetry Society of Michigan.
The fall issue of Peninsula Poets is the contest edition. The winner of this year’s Founder’s Prize is a Haibun* from Charlevoix poet, Ellen Lord..
*Haibun, literally, haikai writings, is a prosimetric literary form combining prose and haiku. It first appeared in the 17th century and was popularized by the haiku master poet, Matsuo Bashō.