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Dr. William Henry Drummond Poetry Contest 2020

First Place

Pass Quickly—Falling Rock by Susan Elizabeth Radford

Second Place

Because… by Ronnie R. Brown

Third Place

Berry Picking by Jan Wood

Eight Honourable Mentions

  • What Do We Lose? by Max Vandersteen
  • The Absence by Barb Kelly
  • The Visit by Lois Hammond
  • Dancing with Fireflies by Susan Elizabeth Radford
  • Blinded by Kathy Robertson
  • Under the Fading Stars by Keith Inman
  • Gold by Sally Quon
  • Covid-19 Deck Beer by David Haskins

Nine Judge’s Choice Awards

  • Sacred Journey by Gregory Lance Skala
  • Solstice by Lenore Cates
  • Crone’s Colloquy, 1727 by Deborah Lawson
  • Endangerment of Humanity by Jessica Thodas
  • Forest Fire by Keith Garebian
  • My Year by Susan McMaster
  • Don’t Fall for Imitation Pearls with Exotic Names by Rayanne Haines
  • Reprieve by Marsha Barber
  • Drifting Currents by Wendy Visser