Adult Contest Winners

Featured OPA Contest Winner: Jerri Elliott Otto

Embracive Night Embracive night whole the moon the uncut melon of it the dreamsicle orange sweetness and white coolness even as it melts itself across the lawn yet remains entire and wholeness of body complete and sound as it is in youth and diminished but also whole in fullness of age complete as it remains leaving …

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Oregon Poetry Association – Fall 2014 Contest Winners

Oregon Poetry Association Fall 2014 Contest Winners  OPA congratulates all the winners below, and thanks them and all the poets who entered for sharing their work. Poet’s Choice. Judge: Sam Roderick Roxas-Chua 1st place: “Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” by Sandra Rokoff-Lizut, Corvallis 2nd place: “Over Breakfast and the News I Wonder” by Hannah Thomassen, …

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Oregon Poetry Association – Spring 2014 Contest Winners

Oregon Poetry Association Spring 2014 Contest Winners  OPA congratulates all the winners below, and thanks them and all the poets who entered for sharing their work. Poet’s Choice – John Sibley Williams, Judge 1st Place: “Dear Any Soldier” by Tess Thiringer, Oceanside, California 2nd Place: “After Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. IV, Georgia O’Keefe” by Michelle Morouse, Macomb, Michigan 3rd …

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Oregon Poetry Association – Fall 2013 Contest Winners

Oregon Poetry Association Fall 2013 Contest Winners  OPA congratulates all the winners below, and thanks them and all the poets who entered for sharing their work.   Poet’s Choice — Sage Cohen, Judge  1st Place: “For All I Know” by Donna Prinzmetal, Portland 2nd Place: “Reading Aloud” by Christopher Oie Keller, Happy Valley 3rd Place: …

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Oregon Poetry Association – Spring 2013 Contest Winners

Oregon Poetry Association Spring 2013 Contest Winners OPA congratulates all the winners below, and thanks them  and all the poets who entered for sharing their work. Poet’s Choice — M. E. Hope, Judge 1st Place: “A Week’s Pay Lost at the Lizard Fight” by Armin Tolentino, Portland 2nd Place: “A Homeless Lady Speaks” by Hannah …

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OPA – Contest Winners for 2011 and 2012

  2012 FALL CONTEST WINNERS OPA congratulates all the poets below, and thanks them and all the poets who entered our most recent contest for sharing their work.   Poet’s Choice – Peter Sears First Place: “Untitled” by Brad Canfield Second Place: “Shower” by Liz Robinson Third Place: “Nail” by Steve Jones Fourth Place: “New Neighbors” by Linda …

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