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It’s been a long time coming and here it isthe long list for our 2016 Poetry Contest! The competition was fierce this year: we received over 800 poems from over 300 poets!

Here’s PRISM international’s 2016 Poetry Long List (in no particular order):

“(Re)Orchards: Work Shirts or Eden”, Renée Jackson-Harper
“Highway 17”, Lenea Grace
“Eldon House at Night”, Kevin Shaw
“Flood of ’37”, Kevin Shaw
“Miracles”, Susie Winters
“Dubrovnik”, Susie Winters
“Village Life”, Julie Paul
“evie’s men”, Lauren O’Rourke
“Mean Old Daddy”, Lorin Medly
“Post Ta Ta Creek-ism”, Stephanie Warner
“Thalatta! Thalatta!”, Geoffrey Morrison
“Sneeze”, Patrick Grace
“Destroyers”, Rebecca Salazar
“post-its for the girls in the backyard”, Kerrie McNair

We’ll announce the short list this Thursday, April 28th, and the winners on Monday, May 2nd, as selected by our contest judge Kayla Czaga. So be sure to check back! Thanks again to all of those who submitted and congratulations to all those who have been long listed.