6th Annual Poetry Contest


Congratulations to the winners of the 6th Annual Poetry Contest and thanks to all who entered. If you preordered the poetry book, you may pick it up at the reference desk on the second floor of the Anderson Main Library or email adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org to have your book sent to another branch in the system.

Adults
Winning Poem
“Spirits” by David Bowman

First Runner Up
“Upon Seeing a Dog Drown” by Ivan Kershner

Second Runner Up
“Closing My Father’s House” by Stephen Davis

Honorable Mentions
“Say My Name” by Patricia Jones Wood
“A Losing Battle” by Betsey Matheny
“Autumn Grace Notes” by Jay Wright
“Untitled” by Emily Davis
“Rocks” by Katy Glymph
“Demon” by Dennis Carroll

Teens
Winning Poem
“Fourteen” by Lauren Griffin

First Runner Up
“Hitchhiking on a Saturday Afternoon” by Calista Hunter

Second Runner Up
“To Be in Love” by Hannah White

Honorable Mentions
“Superior” by Rebecca Hoffman
“The Human March” by Tristan Triplett