The Roanoke Valley Branch of the National League of American Pen Women is pleased to announce the following winners of the 2009 Poetry Competition:
First Place Bill Spillman, Jr. of Floyd, VA
Poem: Garden of Stones
Second Place Jacqueline Moffett of Pittsford, NY
Poem: Hands Folded in Prayer: a pantoum
Third Place Diana Woodcock of VCU Qatar, Qatar
Poem: Last Breath
Honorable Mention Julia Meylor Simpson of East Providence, RI
Poem: Sorry Charlie
Honorable Mention Elinor Denney of Lexington, VA
Poem: Hoe Made for Petunias
Honorable Mention Eileen Malone of Broadmoor Village, CA
Congratulations to all the winners.
Information on the 2010 Poetry Contest will be posted on this website at a future date.