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Winners of Poetry Idea Contest!!!

From: Angelika
Sent on: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 7:23 PM
Hello Everyone!
It is with great pleasure that we announced our Idea Contest winners at today's Claudio's SpeakEasy on Carrboro's WCOM 103.5 radio! We have received many fabuluous ideas and will be realizing a great number of them over the coming months. And here are our winners...

Best Idea

1st Place: Terry Fitzgerald ��� Organize a Poetry Retreat ($100 book certificate)

2nd Place: Abbie Kiefer, Amy Donnelly, Barbara Bales, Rosalyn Marhatta ��� Online Poetry Forum and Critique Sessions ($75 book certificate)

3rd Place: Bruce Lader ��� Organize a Poetry Book Club ($50 book certificate)

Wildest Idea

Dan Yuschick ��� Open a Poetry Caf�� ($25 book certificate)

Best Community Idea

Abbie Kiefer and Roshan ��� Cross-Art/Generation Cooperation ($25 book certificate)




The results of our Top 15 Triangle Poem list are these:

Poem Title Poet
1 The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock ts eliot
2 After Years Ted Kooser
3 We Real Cool Gwendoly Brooks
4 How Do I Love Thee? (Sonnet 43) Elizabeth Barrett Browning
5 The Road Not Taken Robert Frost
6 Do not go gentle into that good night  Dylan Thomas
7 Mother to Son Langston Hughes
8 Invictus William Ernest Henley
9 Phenomenal Woman Maya Angelou
10 Self Portrait David Whyte
11 The Raven Edgar Allen Poe
12 Jabberwocky Lewis Carrol
13 The Waking theodore roethke
14 The Quitter Robert Service
15 Daddy Sylvia Plath


Thank you for participating and making this a fun excursion!


PS: the recording at the radio station didn't work today due to technical issues. If anyone listened to the show and against all odds recorded it, would you please let me know. - Thanks much!


Enjoy these last few days of our National Poetry Month!


See you soon,

Angelika, Pam, Tara Lynne, Bart

(Organizer Team)

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