Karamea Poetry Contest 2011 - Results

Only the poems that received at least one (1) star are displayed on this page. Visit the All Entries page to see all poems submitted to the 2011 contest. The name of each author is linked to a page showing all the poems he/she submitted during the 2011 contest.

Vote Results
INCOMPARABLE
by David Rae
What is the sound of birdsong On an early spring morn Compared to the voice Of one you adore? What is the sun On a clear summer's noon Compared to...
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Total Stars: 35
8.75
Average Rating: 8.75 Stars
Based on 4 Votes
Waverley Street
by norma
Travelled on many times, by foot, head and heart. Plans considered, feelings revealed, thoughts followed, answers sought. After rainfall, dusk...
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Total Stars: 28
7
Average Rating: 7 Stars
Based on 4 Votes
officially now hospital property
by AnneandCandy
like clones on an assembly line they dress you in gowns that are not of your own incorrectly sized and gaping at the back they ride up to expose...
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Total Stars: 23
7.66667
Average Rating: 7.67 Stars
Based on 3 Votes
The Bad Boy
by willowriter
(to the tune of 'You Are My Sunshine') You are a menace, a sexy menace, Your skin-tight blue jeans, they mold so well, You'll never know dear, how...
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Total Stars: 20
6.66667
Average Rating: 6.67 Stars
Based on 3 Votes
Maxine
by Chris Youngson
She was only a waitress at The Albion Hotel when Sledgehammer Jack came down for a spell from his rough mountain shack and his coarse, rugged life...
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Total Stars: 19
9.5
Average Rating: 9.5 Stars
Based on 2 Votes
“Old Dog Wisdom”
by Paul Murray
I don't like rainy days, ...I get all down and blue, ..more melancholy than border collie. Master has a new dog, Cheeky little bastard! All young,...
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Total Stars: 18
9
Average Rating: 9 Stars
Based on 2 Votes
Requiem for a Short-tail Bat
by Peter Sampson
I tried, Eloquent emails to the Generals; Fork Tongue, Mute, and Nukem. Appeal denied. Heat haze daze, All day, death droned, On killing fields for...
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Total Stars: 14
7
Average Rating: 7 Stars
Based on 2 Votes
Our Dog Fred
by Chris Youngson
Our dog Fred he stays in bed his paws across his nose, he stays this way for most of the day in this typical Fred-type pose. My dad says that...
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Total Stars: 13
6.5
Average Rating: 6.5 Stars
Based on 2 Votes
Kahurangi Sunrise
by Paul Murray
Here in Paradise A pink Kahurangi blush Welcomes a Spring day
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Total Stars: 12
4
Average Rating: 4 Stars
Based on 3 Votes
You are Old, Granddad Pete
by Peter Sampson
With apologies to Lewis Carol ‘You are old Granddad Pete’, the young lass said, But your hair is not yet grey, And yet, getting old you don’t...
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Total Stars: 10
5
Average Rating: 5 Stars
Based on 2 Votes

This Competition is a Production of and Sponsored by the
Karamea Community Arts Council

 
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