2018 Winners

The Saskatchewan Library Association congratulates all the winners and participants in the Book Spine Poetry Contest. Chapters gift certificates will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners in each category.

Congratulations and thanks to everyone who submitted.


Children 5-8 

FIRST PLACE:

Terry
Clearing a Path
The Longest Road
Canadian Greats
Tracks in the Snow
The Incredible Journey

Lilly C.

 

SECOND PLACE:

Fortunately the milk
Speechless
Cold as ice
Mmm, cookies!

Claire F.

 

THIRD PLACE:

3- Jack’s Garden
Butterflies
Are You A Butterfly?
Monarch Butterfly
The Journey

Arwen M.

 

Children 9-11

FIRST PLACE:

Life as we knew it
Gone
Forever
Hold me like a breathe

Jessica W.

 

SECOND PLACE:

Two truths and a lie
I never
cross my heart
and hope to spy
I have lost
my tiger eye
I found you
hidden gold

Sophia K.

 

THIRD PLACE:

My mom mad me go to school
Riding scared
Bullies are a pain in the brain
Tell me why
Why am I different?
Waiting for normal
Oddly normal

Kali G.

 

Teen 12-18 

FIRST PLACE:

Just listen
Im just me
Someone like you
Long story short
These are my words

Quinn O.

 

SECOND PLACE:

Come over to my house
A thousand miles of prairie
Dancing through the snow
Without a map
Everything you came to see
The start of me and you

Emma T.

 

THIRD PLACE:

in the shadows of war
the future is history
brothers in arms
voices of a war remembered
back to the front

Lydia F.

 

 

 

Adult

FIRST PLACE:

When the moon comes
on the night you were born
did you hear wind sing your name
a splash of red
The crown on your head
a hundred billion trillion stars
sweet dreams, supergirl

Drayanna F. and Tiara B.

 

SECOND PLACE:

Kisiskâciwan
In the Land of the Strenuous Life
Who Controls the Hunt?
When the Caribou do not Come.
Hunters at the Margins
Empty Cellars, Melting Ice and Burning Tundra.
Reconciliation; a Journey
Towards a Prairie Atonement.
Crow Never Dies.

Donna B.

 

THIRD PLACE:

A year by the sea,
Nights of rain and stars.
Safe harbour, where two seas met.
You.
The other side of the bridge,
the light between oceans.
Calling me home.

Jessica D.