Month: October 2022

Read the Winning Poems from OPA’s Poet’s Choice Category

2022 FALL ADULT CONTEST RESULTS POET’S CHOICE: JUDGE: DOROTHEA LASKY 1st Place – La Chua, Allison Gaines 2nd Place — At St. Mary’s, Suzy Harris 3rd Place — Pink Bubble Technology, DM Wallace 1st HM — Upon Learning of a Friend’s Suicide, Robert Eastwood 2nd HM – Amelia,  Scottie Sterrett 3rd HM — I’ll Tell …

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Read the Winning Poems from OPA’s Members Only Category

2022 FALL ADULT CONTEST RESULTS MEMBERS ONLY: JUDGE: MICHAEL MINASSIAN 1st Place — Breaking, Jennifer Rood 2nd Place — Still Life, Linda Drach 3rd Place — Audaciouse, Joy McDowell 1st HM — At Harriet Tubman’s Grave in Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, New York, Nancy Flynn 2nd HM — The Day I Die, Dale Champlin 3rd …

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Read the Winning Poems from OPA’s Traditional The Golden Shovel Category

s 2022 FALL ADULT CONTEST RESULTS TRADITIONAL: THE GOLDEN SHOVEL: JUDGE: JAMES BENTON 1st Place – over the wintry, Marvin Lurie 2nd Place – Our Eyebrows Raised Like Cathedral Arches, Linda Ferguson 3rd Place – Without the Solace of Green, Trina Gaynon 1st HM – Migration, Amelia Diaz Ettinger 2nd HM – Without Effort, Brad …

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Read the Winning Poems from OPA’s Theme The Moon Category

2022 FALL ADULT CONTEST RESULTS THEME: THE MOON: JUDGE: A. MOLOTKOV 1st Place – to keep them close, Melanie Green 2nd Place – You, Robert Eastwood 3rd Place – You Can’t Move Moonlight, Susan Woods Morse 1st HM – split ends, Daniela Elza 2nd HM – Sapphire Moon, Judson Hyatt 3rd HM – Photograph in …

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Read the Winning Poems from OPA’s 30 and Under Category

2022 FALL ADULT CONTEST RESULTS 30 AND UNDER: JUDGE: JAMES R. MERRILL 1st Place – Smoke, TJ Foltz 2nd Place – Fetch, Julia Fritz-Endres 3rd Place – This Twilight, Christopher Foufos 1st HM – Racing, Olivia Niland 2nd HM – To The Cabbage White Butterfly Who Frequents My Lettuce Patch, Caroline Holm 3rd HM – …

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Read the Winning Poems from OPA’s Spanish Language Category

2022 FALL ADULT CONTEST RESULTS SPANISH LANGUAGE: JUDGE: AMELIA DIAZ ETTINGER 1st Place — La luna del mediodía, Anna Jasinska 2nd Place — Duraznos de Sangre India, Jabez W. Churchill No Honorable Mentions selected. Judge’s Comments: none. ____________________ La luna del mediodía – 1st Place, Anna Jasinska Al mediodía camino insomne bajo la luna brillante— …

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