2010 REGIONAL SENIOR POETS LAUREATE AWARD WINNERS

STATE

POET

CITY/ TOWN

TITLE

Alaska Doreen Simmonds
(aka Nutaaq)
Barrow Walking the Edge of Life
Arizona Carrie Backe Payson Leaving the Orchard
Arkansas Betty Heidelberger Lexa The Man Who Belonged
to the Skull
California Ray Malus Woodland Hills Feast
Colorado Thomas J. Glasco Fort Morgan Moose and the Man
Connecticut Mary Lou Walsh Guilford At the Gallery (A Conver- sation
with a Pair of Pears)
Delaware Ron Bovasso Wilmington The Man with the Butterflies On
Florida Katherine Sherin-Zauner Venice Leftovers
Georgia Emery L. Campbell Lawrenceville Parting is Such Seat Sideshow
Hawaii Edgar Allan Philpott Hilo Ode to a Wart
Idaho Michael Tatum Rexburg Tuesday Night at the Movies
Illinois Glenna Holloway Naperville The Hunger Moon
Indiana Alexandra Moss Zannis Fort Wayne Lamentation
Iowa Lucy Ringold Des Moines My Grandparents
International (Israel) Ricky Rapaport Friesem Rehovot Afterlife
Kansas Richard W. Jennings Overland Park Dr. Potts Figures Out
the Ending
Kentucky Christine Strevinsky Shepherdsville One True Mourner
Maine Roger Finch Cape Neddick He’s Leaving Home
Massachusetts Marian K. Shapiro Lexington No One’s Home
Michigan Lori Goff Walled Lake Satin Sheets
Minnesota Betty J. Benner Austin Toast
Mississippi Judy Davies Gautier Day of Remembrance
Missouri Faye Adams De Soto Devastated
Nebraska Bob Ericson Omaha Standing on the bunk house
porch at Two Bars 7
Ranch in Tie Siding, Wyoming
Nevada Jane Logan Sparks I Stand in Awe
New Hampshire Patricia J. Tarbox Wolfeboro What He Taught Me
New Jersey Venetia Sjogren Palmyra Tawny Instead of Beige
New Mexico Shirley Balance Blackwell Los Lunas Sabbatical
New York Vincent J. Tomeo Flushing Poetry Reading III
North Carolina Edward C. Robson Winston-Salem The Sail
North Dakota Theodore Skaggs
(aka Chance T. B.)
Fargo Man, It’s Cold Up Here!
Ohio Helen Webb South Point Why I Believe in Miracles
Oklahoma Nick Sweet Tonkawa The Cobbler
Oregon John Byrne Albany Scandal
Pennsylvania Carol Clark Williams York Fat Lady’s Rebuttal
Rhode Island Sheila A. Fowler West Kingston La Guitarra
South Carolina Verna Puntigan Spartanburg Origami
South Dakota Polliann Nuckolls Thomas Hot Springs Candy Cain Cousins
Tennessee D. Beecher Smith, II Memp[his Leonardo’s Model
Texas Dr. Charles A. Stone Austin Last Waltz
Utah Kolette Montague Centerville Owls in Autumn
Vermont Regina Murray Brault Burlington At Either End of the Web
Virginia Leonel F. Valle Roanoke Mother
Washington Frieda Risvold Seattle Sink or Swim
West Virginia Maureen Paccione Harpers Ferry The Stone Bridge
Wyoming Aaron E. Holst Sheridan Air Travel