2-Day Poem Contest 2016

The annual 2-Day Poem Contest challenges participants to write an original poem in 48 hours using all 10 words of our choosing. The 2016 words were salt, becoming, furuncle, bearded, fortune, hinky, animate, fervent, prune, and emerald.

First Place

The mussel hunters of Kangiqsujuaq

By Andreae Callanan
Second Place

le Cirque

By Toni Hanner
Third Place

Medusa Rides the Greyhound

By Kim Mannix
Editor's Mom's Choice

Lip Point for Bearded Women

By Christine Sy
Editor's Dad's Choice
By Joanna Litingtun
People's Choice

Amber Alert

By Michael Fraser