2020 Competition Judges Choices

JUDGE’S CHOICES – 2020  COMPETITION – Joy in the morning


My Grandfather’s Blessing – Toni Brisland


How Joy Arises – Scott-Patrick Mitchell


How You Begin – Nicole Melanson

Instructions Before Forgetting – Eunice Andrada


(Poems listed in alphabetical order)

After the smoke – Avril Bradley

A Simpler Time – David Terelinck

Clarion at Dawn – Colleen Maranda

Currawong – Janeen Samuel

Eagle – Ruari Jack Hughes

Equivocal – Helen Cerne

Gannet – Janeen Samuel

Ghazal – Nola Firth

Morning Cuppa – Stefan Dubczuk

Morning rituals Avril Bradley

My Kintsugi – Carolyn Ingvarson

Newells Paddock – Richenda

Not Joy – Kerry Harte

Ode to Joy – Stefan Dubczuk

Regime – Elena Healy

Spring Rapture – Kate O’Neil

Sunrise – Margaret Campbell

The International Space Station – Chris Ringrose

The theophany of trees – Cathy Altmann

Voices in Stone – John Egan

Winter Mornings – Tim Collins