December 2022 Poetry Contest Results

The Poetry Society of Tennessee (PST) formally announced its members-only December 2022 contest results at their December 10 member meeting. Winners receive cash prizes. The first place poem will be published in an upcoming edition of PST’s anthology, Tennessee Voices.

Many thanks to sponsor Anna’s Pet Sitting for this limerick contest. Judge Bill Hill selected the following winners and honorable mentions:

  • 1st: “At Least, There Was No More Doggy Breath” by Russell Strauss
  • 2nd: “The Chicken” by Claire Webb
  • 3rd: “Willow” by Mark Hudson
  • 1HM: untitled by Lisa Kamolnick
  • 2HM: “Zippy Skippy” by Howard Carman
  • 3HM: “The Board Broad” by Ann Carolyn Cates

Meeting attendees enjoyed the readings of these winning poems.

Enter Your Poem

February’s contest is right around the corner, but you have to enter to win. Sponsor Russell H. Strauss is looking for a cowboy poem, either lyric or narrative. Get details. Not a member? It’s not too late to join. Learn more.

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