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Unable to see far*


2019 Walk Award
By Luci Shaw

Unable to see far, I write
what’s near. How snow
responds to footprints and
the garden to a spade. 188 more words

Poetry

workshop reminder

Just a quick reminder that there are terrific poetry workshops coming up in Bellingham on Saturday, October 26, and Saturday, December 7, 2019. Terrific instructors. No previous poetry experience needed, but advance registration is required. 7 more words

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Thirteen*


2019 Merit Award
By Susan Cohen Raphael

At thirteen
I was put in jail
for running away from home

I remember well
that first night in one small room… 76 more words

Poetry

Hummingbird*


2019 Walk Award
By Maddie Patterson, Grade 5

I stroked one finger along its delicate feathered body
It felt like nothing in my hand
allowing me to see its metaphors and similes… 71 more words

Poetry

After St. Lucy’s Day, 2018*


2019 Merit Award
By Tom Moore

With the final whisper of the night’s
last bell, the church goers gather
with their prayers. Outside

it is cold. 94 more words

Poetry

I bought a pair of earrings*


2019 Merit Award
By Quinn Moore, Grade 4

I bought a pair of earrings
They were sparkly and blue
I loved them and adored them… 39 more words

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fall workshops!

With the generous participation of outstanding poet/instructors, the Sue Boynton Poetry Contest offers a number of workshops each fall and winter.

Workshops are held at… 1,224 more words

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