Spine Poetry Contest Results

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Julia Davis

The Spine Poetry Contest results were announced yesterday at assembly by English teacher Ms. Jamail. Coming in  3rd place was Lauren Nip (9), in 2nd place Samantha Woods (9), and winning 1st place was Shelly Mishra (12) and Lillian Rosenfield (9). Honorable mention went to Mr. Howe and Ava Finger (9). Congratulations to all the winners!

First Place: Shelly Mishra and Lillian Rosenfield

ShellyAndLilianPoem1stPlace

 

The white princess
promises to keep
love in the time of cholera
as simple as snow


 

Second Place: Samantha Wood

SamanthaWood2ndPlacePoem

Beautiful creatures
run
extremely loud and incredibly close
under fishbone clouds
waiting to exhale


Third Place: Lauren Nip

LaurenNipPoem3rdPlace

The dreams
call me home
under the wide and starry sky
the woman upstairs
left behind
I don’t know how she does it


Honorable Mention: Ava Finger

AvaFingerPoem

Still sucks to be me
chasing Harry Winston
to the lighthouse
i think i love you


Honorable Mention: Mr. Harlan Howe

MrHowePoem

World’s strongest librarian
Found
A case of exploding mangoes
In the stacks
No! I don’t want to join a book club