Poetry Contest 2019: The Longlist

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You've waited long enough. Here are the fourteen longlisted poems from our 2019 Poetry Contest!

Room's 2019 Poetry Contest: The Longlist

“Against Tyrannical Lines” by Steffi Tad-y
“Arktos / Exóriotos” by kerry rawlinson
“Courage” by Katie Hoogendam
“Dead spider frozen in ice are you dead.” by Kari Teicher
“Gaia and I talk ecopolitics over end of day Starbucks by the park” by Jennifer Gordon
“The Giraffe-bone Knife Set” by Kate Rogers
“Knowing” by Shelby Lisk
“Narvaez Bay at Dusk” by Jan Fraser-Hevlin
“Porch Poems” by Michelle Poirer Brown
“Progress” by Sara de Waal
“Saweyimikowisiwin / Cree ; the act of being favoured by the spirits” by Ashleigh Giffen
“the tea set” by Josephine LoRe
“Water Colours” by Kimberly Peterson
“Weaponry of Wives” by Callista Markotich

 

Thank you to every writer who trusted us and our judge, Pamela Mordecai, with their poems. The shortlist and winners will be announced soon. In the mean time, we are still accepting submissions to our 2019 Short Forms Contest.

 

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