Moments in Time
Moments in Time is the name for the collection of winning poetry from the thirteenth (2008) Northern Ontario Poetry Competition co-sponsored by the Canadian Authors Association - Temiskaming Branch and White Mountain Publications, New Liskeard.
In keeping with the Canadian Authors Association motto of "Writers Helping Writers", this annual competition encourages and assists the development of new and existing poetic talents in the Northern Ontario region as defined by Canada Post's postal code beginning with the letter P. (See map)
Winners were carefully chosen from the 135 entries received from across Northern Ontario Postal Code P.
The deadline for entries each year is May 31st.
ISBN: 1-894747-34-8 | WMPub# 1092 | 5½" x 8½" | 64 page chapbook | $7.95 CDN
Table of Contents
Prize Winning Selections
First Prize Winner
Melanie Baschiera Duguay of Hearst for the poem Shaman
Second Prize Winner
Richard Smith of North Bay for the poem The Secret Language of Trees
Third Prize Winner
O. Fay Becks of Mindemoya for the poem Time on Her Hands
O. Fay Becks of Mindemoya for the poem House Bound in April
O. Fay Becks of Mindemoya for the poem In My Arms
Laura E Young of Sudbury for the poem Still Together
Audrey Austin of Elliot Lake for the poem What If
Brian Beaudry of Haileybury for the poem Where Dreams Are Nurtured
O. Fay Becks of Mindemoya for the poems Someday, and Conceiving A Poem
Samantha Cole of Hearst for the poem Horseshoes and hand-Grenades
Karen Dick of Sault Ste. Marie for the poems Welcome Back, Kenny Lake, Echo Bay, Belleveue Park, St. Mary's
Melanie Baschiera Duguay of Hearst for the poems What Is It About That Time of Year, Ode to Mothers, Inspiration, Writing Is Your Growing Child, and thoughts on a sticker
Linda Duke of Elliot Lake for the poems His Place, Come On, Yvonne!, and Day of Mourning
Jerry Jordison of New Liskeard for the poems Scruples, Camping, and arctic reality
William Knoof of Thorne for the poems To A Mosquito in the Night, Footfalls, Words Must Be, and First Love Unsatisfied
June Salmon of Port Sydney for the poems Discovering Tom Waits, and Winter Space
Guy K M Smith of Sault Ste. Marie for the poems How fast a Sunday, and Two hours and half a country apart
Richard Smith of North Bay for the poems One More Day (Donald's Prayer), The Vagrant Parable, Goodnight Sister Moon, and Moonlit Eyes
Rick Stow of New Liskeard for the poem Concession Four Cane
Kate Thompson of M'Chgeeng for the poem Mica
Laura E Young of Sudbury for the poems A Stepmother's Lament, The Farewell Gift
Thanks to all who attended the Launch on September 6th, 2008 at the Valley Room, New Liskeard, ON.