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Arising From The Mist

Arising From The Mist

NOPC Volume 17 -2012

Arising From The Mist is the name for the collection of winning poetry from the seventeenth Northern Ontario Poetry Competition sponsored by White Mountain Publications, New Liskeard, ON

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 are carefully chosen from the entries received from across Northern Ontario Postal Code P.

The Launch was held Saturday Sept 8, 2012 from 2-4 pm in the Senator Room at the Quality Inn, 390 Elgin Street South, Sudbury.

Annual Rules and Guidelines

The deadline for entries each year is May 31st.

ISBN: 9781894747738 | WMPub# 1096 | 5" x 8" | 60 pages chapbook | $8.95 CDN


Table of Contents

Prize Winning Selections

First Prize Winner

Christine Schrum of Sudbury, ON for the poem Rebirth

Second Prize Winner

Louise Lane of Sudbury, ON for the poem Arrivals

Third Prize Winner

Donald Bennett of Haileybury, ON for the poem Highway 11 North

Honourable Mentions

Jerry Jordison of New Liskeard, ON for the poem Canoe and the Camera

Jane Sargent Nodwell of North Bay, ON for the poem Friendship

Linda Duke of Elliot Lake, ON for the poem Mind Painting

Judge's Selections

Audrey Austin of Elliot Lake, ON for the poems Eleven,Eleven, To Be a Daniel and In The Mirror

Linda-Bea Chambers of Kenabeek, ON for the poems a short sweet visit, and Autumn's Beckoning

Paulette Dahl of Sudbury for the poems I Am a Lazy Writer and Freedom Fighter

Karen Dick of Sault Ste. Marie, ON for the poems Timmins' Fires, Traverse City, Highway 129, and On The Side Deck

Linda Duke of Elliot Lake, ON for the poems No Escape, and Lost Sheep

Jerry Jordison of New Liskeard, ON for the poem Arctic Rescue, and It's Time

William Knoof of Thorne, ON for the poems Passing Time, Idling, Poetry, Mother Lode, The Chair, Self Portrait, and Wordsmith

Louise Lane of Sudbury, ON for the poems Married Poets, and Summitting

Greg Laurenceson of Elliot Lake, ON for the poems Superior Interlude, Gathering Place, The Storyteller, and Samurai Woman

M Ann Margetson of Cobalt for the poems The Empty Rocking Chair,and Returning Home

Marc W Mullo of Thunder Bay for the poem Surreally Stoned

Jane Sargent Nodwell of North Bay for the poem Artist's Prayer

Mary Ruth Reed of Larder Lake for the poems Anyway, and Patrol

Christine Schrum of Sudbury for the poem Call To Prayer

Judy Selinger of Longlac, ON for the poems Bears, Bears Everywhere, and Picking Blueberries

Richard Smith of North Bay for the poem Worth

Isabella Wehner of Elliot Lake for the poem Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Thanks to all who attend the Launch on September 8th, 2012 at the Senator Room, Quality Inn, 390 Elgin Street, Sudbury, ON