February 2023 Poetry Contest Results

The Poetry Society of Tennessee (PST) formally announced its members-only February 2023 contest results at their February 11 member meeting. Winners receive cash prizes. The first place poem will be published in an upcoming edition of PST’s anthology, Tennessee Voices.

Sponsor and judge Russell H. Strauss selected the following winners:

  • 1st: “Smokey Joe” by Sara Gibson
  • 2nd: “Print the Legend”  by William Hill
  • 3rd: “Saving Face” by Howard Carman

Meeting attendees enjoyed the readings of these winning cowboy poems.

Enter Your Poem

April’s contest is right around the corner, but you have to enter to win. Sponsor Janet Qually is seeking an ekphrastic poem in response to the artwork shown below. Get details. Not a member? It’s not too late to join. Learn more.

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