Poetry

Articles in this category include any work of poetry first published by the magazine. A collection of up to three poems by the same author, all published in the same issue, may also be entered in this category.



2022 Finalists

  • A Tapestry

    Brian Day, Writer

    FreeFall

  • American Robin

    Kayleigh Cline, Writer

    FreeFall

  • Drumheller

    Bret Crowle, Writer

    FreeFall

  • John Prine’s Regina

    Sarain Frank Soonias, Writer

    filling Station

  • Sprague’s Pipit, Eastend, Sakatchewan; Orange-crowned Warbler, Found Beneath the Lilac; Moving Day

    Angela Waldie, Writer

    The Prairie Journal of Canadian Literature

  • Verse

    Terese Mason Pierre, Writer

    filling Station

Previous Winners

  • 2021 GOLD | Broken Up

    WRITER Emily Riddle

    Funicular

  • 2021 SILVER | nehiyaw mîcimâpôy | indian stew

    WRITER Karrie Auger

    The Polyglot

  • 2020 GOLD | Lupo Mannaro

    WRITER Estlin McPhee EDITOR Matthew Stepanic

    Glass Buffalo

  • 2020 SILVER | Dream where I curate an exhibit in my childhood home la Jilava

    WRITER Adriana Onita EDITOR Matthew Stepanic

    Glass Buffalo

  • 2019 GOLD | Ponderose Pine (Pinus ponderosa)

    Jordan Mounteer

    Glass Buffalo

  • 2019 SILVER | Odyssea on the Train Pleads with Bartender

    Meredith Quartermain

    filling Station

  • 2018 GOLD | The Un-selfie Project

    Austen Lee

    Glass Buffalo

  • 2018 SILVER | Two Poems (Dear Healing Walk, Rhapsodic Trip)

    Jen Currin

    filling Station

  • 2017 GOLD | Three Poems

    Sean Howard

    filling Station

  • 2017 SILVER | Bear Skin Rug

    Margo LaPierre

    filling Station

  • 2016 GOLD | Confessional Poem

    Richard Harrison

    FreeFall

  • 2016 SILVER | Two Short Tales

    Christine Wiesenthal

    Eighteen Bridges

  • 2015 GOLD | But I'm no one

    Weyman Chan

    FreeFall

  • 2015 SILVER | Frog Lake

    Erika Luckert

    Glass Buffalo

  • 2014 GOLD | Proof

    Elizabeth Philips

    Eighteen Bridges

  • 2014 SILVER | this poem is about desire

    Beth Everest

    FreeFall

  • 2013 GOLD | Rothko via Muncie, Indiana

    Karen Solie

    Eighteen Bridges

  • 2013 SILVER | Poem for a Crescent Moon

    Richard Harrison

    FreeFall