Sylvan Jottings is the collection of winning poetry from the eleventh (2006) 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.
The deadline for entries each year is May 31st.
ISBN: 1-894747-21-6 | WMPub# 1090 | 5½" x 8½"
64 page chapbook | $6.95 CDN
Table of Contents:
Prize Winning Selections
First Prize Winner
O. Fay Becks of Mindemoya: Rummaging
Second Prize Winner
Linda Duke of Elliot Lake: Treasure
Third Prize Winner
O. Fay Becks of Mindemoya: Marriage
O. Fay Becks of Mindemoya: Olfactory Recall
Nancy Jo Cartwright of Sault Ste. Marie I'd Forgotten That I Was Up North
Heather D. Mitchell of Thessalon My Prayer
René Arsenault of Sudbury: 3:03
Audrey Austin of Elliot Lake: Silent Thunder
O. Fay Becks of Mindemoya: Magic, Reflections on Barn Boards, Love In The Suds, Ode de Lilac
Rhonda J. Chapman of North Bay: Miss Nipissing-Let's Dance!, Lullaby of the Loon, All Merciful Moon
Mark Cyr of North Bay: Torment Time
Linda Duke of Elliot Lake: Limits, Waiting For The Call
Sophie Anne Edwards of Little Current: Histories, The Belly Hears
Gail Gernat of Matheson: Morning
Irene Golas of Sudbury: Four Haiku
Jerry Jordison of New Liskeard: Not Knowing Death, Casuality, Rewards of Age, An Interlude During The Lesson, A Gift, Live It
Heather D. Mitchell of Thessalon: Storms
Jane Sargent Nodwell of North Bay: Quiet Joys, Humble Offerings
Arthur Quesnel of Sudbury: Men's Room at the Brown Derby, Memorabilia or Lydia's Most Vital Statistic, The Sounds that Brood
Richard Smith of North Bay: Tender Is The Dance, Talking to Icarus, Snow Child, Cageling, The Coming Night
Stacy Turcotte of Temagami: Depression, The Camping Trap, The Artistry of Me, A Perfect Spring Evening
Patti Webb of Whitefish: Light in Darkness, Shadow of Myself