March 2023 Poetry Contest Results

The Poetry Society of Tennessee (PST) formally announced its members-only March 2023 contest results at their March 11 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 William Hill Art and Poetry. Judge Bill Hill selected the following winners and honorable mentions:

  • 1st: “Contested” by John Page
  • 2nd: “Impersonating Impressionists” by Howard Carman
  • 3rd: “A Square of Blue” by Sara Gipson
  • 1HM: “My Friend the Artist” by Ann Thornfield-Long
  • 2HM: “Home Made Art” by Ann Carolyn Cates

Meeting attendees enjoyed the readings of these winning minute poems about “bad art.”

Enter Your Poem

May’s contest is right around the corner, but you have to enter to win. Sponsor Dr. Diane Clark is seeking any form poem about “The Ace of Spades.” Get details. Not a member? It’s not too late to join. Learn more.


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