2018 Rhyme On Poetry  Contest

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2018 contest winners announced

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s contest. The winners for each category are listed below. 

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Best Love Poem

Sanguine by Nancy Cook

Runner-up:

Cherish the Times by Richard C. Fink

Honorable Mentions:

A Song of Love for My Father by William Angley
Lacy, White Underwear by Emily Italiano

Best “Loudoun” Poem

A Long Time Ago in Loudoun by Kristyn Roberts Marrott

Runner-up:

Beaverdam Run by Conrad Geller

Honorable Mentions:

Springtime in Eastern Loudoun by Sonik Malik 
Loudoun by Amr Mekki

Funniest Poem

Undead sonnet 130 by Tara Campbell

Runner-up:

To My Dentist by Nancy Brewka-Clark

Honorable Mentions:

The Cockroach: A Sonnet by Katy Huth Jones  
Cats’ Eyebrows by Laura J. Bobrow

Free-Verse

Clunis Prefers Australorps by Jenna Pashley Smith

Runner-up:

Bronzes by Brenda Hicks

Honorable Mentions:

After the Bonfire by Taylor Thackaberry
When Your Niece Attends a Jewish Day School by Erika Dreifus