2019 Contest Winners — Poetry

2019 Ageless Authors Writing Contest

Poetry Category

May 2019

First Prize 

Gangsters of the Portland Sky 

Pattie Palmer-Baker; Portland OR


Second Prize (tie)

Cosmic Confusion

Bo Niles; New York NY


The Moon and I Are Drunk

Pattie Palmer-Baker; Portland OR


Third Prize 

I Find It Odd 

Gloria Klinger; Grand Haven MI


Honorable Mention

Those More Innocent Days 

Ida Lowenstein; San Mateo CA



Robert Swandby; Boise ID


Kiss For Judas 

Donna Eason; Glen Burnie MD


Agelessly Aging 

Stephen Dunn; Dallas TX


Kalinda and the Killing Fields 

Ruth Mota; Watsonville CA


Spitting Out the Bones 

Pat McCulloch; San Francisco CA



Love Me Wrinkled 

Zandra Mink-Fuller; Burleson TX


The Paper Clip

Julane Borth; Oklahoma City OK


Dreams in Retirement 

Carolyn Phillips; Princeton NJ


Victory Dance, 1945

Nick Sweet; Shepherd TX