Bards From The Bush the NOPC Vol 22

Bards From The Bush
NOPC Volume 22 -2017

Bards From The Bush is the name for the collection of winning poetry from the twenty-second (2017) Northern Ontario Poetry Competition sponsored by White Mountain Publications, now from Cobalt, 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 74 entries received from across Northern Ontario Postal Code P.

The Launch for our 22nd annual Northern Ontario Poetry Competition took place Saturday, Sept 9th at 2:00 pm on the main floor of the Classic Theatre, 30 Silver Street, Cobalt. The winning poets were announced at that time.

Annual Rules and Guidelines

The deadline for entries each year is May 31st.


ISBN: 978-1-927541-80-7 | WMPub#1317 | 5½" x 8½" | xx pages; Chapbook | $8.95


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Table of Contents

Prize Winning Selections

First Prize Winner

Marie-Eve Proulx of South Porcupine for the poem Angela

Second Prize Winner

Linda Duke of Elliot Lake for the poem Red Dress

Third Prize Winner

David C Brydges of Cobalt for the poem Ideals

Honourable Mentions

Mary Frost of Thunder Bay for the poem Love Song

Mary Selinger of Longlac for the poem Jack

Marie-Eve Proulx of South Porcupine for the poem Release

Judge's Selections

Melanie Baschiera of Hearst for the poems Love Me Now, Dark Stories and Statement of Apology

Don Bennett of Haileybury for the poem Refuge

David C Brydges of Cobalt for the poem Ways To Kill Time

Karen Dick of Sault Ste. Marie for the poems Engage, Spring Storm and Flight

Linda Duke of Elliot Lake for the poems Dance of Demise and Lesson Unlearned

Mary Frost of Thunder Bay for the poem Surrounded By Trees

Jerry Jordison of New Liskeard for the poems In Poetry is the Answer and Why Happiness?

Greg Laurenceson of Elliot Lake for the poem Whispers and Old Book

Mike Oswin of Kirkland Lake for the poem Eyes Not Met

Marie-Eve Proulx of South Porcupine for the poems Ink, Oshawa, Revealed and Compass

Mary Ruth Reed of Larder Lake for the poems Forbidden and Tryst

Judy Selinger of Longlac for the poems My Faithful Friend, A Northern Spring, The Debt, The Empty Shell, Baseball in the North and Nature's Fury

Congratulations to all.


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