2-Day Poem Contest 2017

The annual 2-Day Poem Contest challenges participants to write an original poem in 48 hours using all 10 words of our choosing. The 2017 words were absquatulated, stippled, dank, unroofed, bunk, foundling, bombastic, daguerreotype, begets, and copacetic.

First Place

Portrait of Lady with Cephalopod

By Lisa Richter
Second Place

Untangling Gold

By Hannah Sabet
Third Place


By Joelle Barron
Editor's Choice

safe as houses

By Andrea MacPherson
Editor's Mom's Choice

Macular Conception

By Hollie Adams
People's Choice

This Came First

By Sara de Waal