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CSPS Annual Contest Winners 

Year Judge  Place Poet Poem
2016
Neshama Franklin
Bay Area Writer, Story-Teller,
Reviewer, and Radio Host
 
1st
2nd
3rd
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Claire Scott
Susan Richardson
David Anderson
Katharyn Howd Machan
Rose Ann Spaith
Catharine Lucas
To Her Psychiatrist
Dragonfly Chores
Water, Music
What I Tried To Give My Daughter
Tightrope
Ebb Tide
2015
Erica Goss
Los Gatos Poet Laureate
1st
2nd
3rd
HM
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Katharyn Howd Machan
David Anderson
Claire Scott
John Oliver Simon
Xan L. Roberti
Claire Scott
George E. Samerjan
Marie Chambers 
SARA ELLEN FLOOD: Redwing, 1888
The Half-Breeds
Too Late
Dysarthria
Skytalk
Windows
A Stray II
The Whiteness of Bones
2014
Katherine Hastings
Sonoma County Poet Laureate
1st
2nd
3rd
HM
Greg Gregory
Eileen Malone
David Anderson
Timothy Russell
Seventieth
Oxalis
Three Somonkas
In Yoshino
2013
Sally Ashton
Prof., Cal State San Jose
Santa Clara County Poet Laureate
1st
2nd
3rd
HM
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Kathleen McClung
Katharyn Howd Machan
George E. Samerjan
Carol Altieri
Bruce Crawford
Carol Eve Ford
Kathleen McClung
At the Marin Art Festival
At the Last
Radio Kuwait (1059)
Dancing at Donahue's
Time Warp
Embroidery
Perfect Game
2012
Nils Peterson
Prof. Emeritus, Cal State San Jose
1st
2nd
3rd
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Gillian Wegener
Beverly Collins
Diane Glancy
Gary Maggio
Maureen Flannery
Lorraine Vail
Jane Knechtel
Zara Raab
Meredith Kunsa
J. D. Blair
Sue Fagalde Lick
Eileen Malone
Sheryl Clough
Astronomy
Uncle John Ames
Camel Holding a Book
First Poem Ever
After the Last Page
Ghost at the Table
Time
Fracas in the Street
Telling It Backwards
Nobody's Home
Woman's Work
She Rows the Night
Two Sisters in Kayaks