Winning Poems

2022 Winner: David Sullivan                                                                                                                                                                  Poem: Every Broken Thing                                                                                                                                                                        Judge: Chard deNiord, Poet Laureate of Vermont

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2021 Winner: Susanna Lang
Poem: Inspection
Judge: Margaret Gibson, Poet Laureate of Connecticut
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2020 Winner: Laura Apol
Poem: Twenty Years On
Judge: Richard Blanco, Presidential Inaugural Poet
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2019 Winner: Joannie Stangeland
Poem: Air on Air
Judge: Tina Cane, Poet Laureate of RI
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2018 Winner: James Cooper
Poem: Driving at Night in October
Judge: Lloyd Schwartz, Poet and Pulitzer Prize-winning critic
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2017 Winner: Jack Cooper
Poem: Of Longing
Judge: Lisa Starr, Poet Laureate Emeritus of RI
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2016 Winner: Trinity Tibe
Poem: Visiting Florida
Judge: Tom Chandler, Poet Laureate Emeritus of RI
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