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We’re pleased to announce the short list for this year’s poetry contest! It was difficult to narrow it down to seven poems, so congratulations to everyone who made the long and short lists.

Here is PRISM international‘s Poetry Contest short list for 2016 (in no particular order):

“(Re)Orchards: Work Shirts or Eden”, Renée Jackson-Harper
“post-its for the girls in the backyard”, Kerrie McNair
“Destroyers”, Rebecca Salazar
“Flood of ’37”, Kevin Shaw
“Post Ta Ta Creek-ism”, Stephanie Warner
“Dubrovnik”, Susie Winters
“Miracles”, Susie Winters

The winners, as chosen by Kayla Czaga, will be announced Monday, May 2nd, so stay tuned! If you haven’t already checked out the long list, here it is.