2-Day Poem Contest 2023

The 10 words for 2023 were:

quiz, squirrels, concatenate, set, phosphenes, clasp, abyssalpelagic, brisk, syzygy, and gadding

First Place

"origin story, with crow"

By Alexander Hollenberg
Third Place

"in search of a second opinion"

By Roshni Riar
Editor's Choice

"My ancestor’s body is a beloved ecosystem"

By Alycia Pirmohamed
Editor's Mom's Choice

"How I stopped fearing elevators and other confined spaces"

By Délani Valin
People's Choice

"A Short Play Featuring Neural Pathways"

By Paula Turcotte