Spine Poetry Contest Results


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



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


Second Place: Samantha Wood


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

Third Place: Lauren Nip


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


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

Honorable Mention: Mr. Harlan Howe


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