2005 NATIONAL SENIOR POETs LAUREATE

STATE OR TERRITORY GOLDEN LAUREATE SILVER LAUREATE
ALABAMA Bettye Kramer Cannizzo, Decatur;
St. Giles Cathedral
Christra Pandey, Tuscaloosa;
America was Beautiful
ARKANSAS Verna Lee Hinegardner, Hot Springs;
The Last Time
Faye Williams Jones, North Little Rock;
In McDonalds' Parking Lot
CALIFORNIA Charlene M. Ashendorf, Costa Mesa;
Ye Wei (Wild Taste)
Dewell H Byrd, Eureka:
Cool Gun
Cecil Simpson, San Diego:
A Church of Dreams
COLORADO Ida Fasel, Denver;
Seedtime and Harvest
Estelle Jones Langston, Denver;
Transcendence
CONNECTICUT Billie Morrill, Niantic;
Sightseeing Each Other
Carol Leavitt Altieri, Madison;
My Coming to Visit You, Dad, Continues
FLORIDA Barbara Lee Weston, Miami;
Musical Legacy
Carrillee Collins-Burke, Sarasota;
I Can't Say Goodbye
GEORGIA Barbara Ruth Sampson, Blairsville;
Retaliation
Emery L. Campbell, Lawrenceville;
Bittersweet
ILLINOIS Dorothy H. Bizer, Quincy;
Survival
Bernie Bernstein, Niles;
My Stage
INDIANA Dianna Wilder, Winamac;
The American Eagle
 
IOWA Lila Borg Rohrer, Victor;
A I Hate Rules Poem
Louise M.Hunt, Atlantic;
Requiem for Robins
KENTUCKY Marcus E. Omer, Sturgis;
The Gift
 
MARYLAND Ike Morah, Baltimore;
In Praise of Forgery
 
MASSACHUSETTS P.J. Roberts, Rockport;
Saturday Night at That Alzheimer's Place
Peg Mahoney, Braintree;
my aging chin sags ...
MICHIGAN Lola Latreille, Rochester:
The Haunted Field
John Schwalbach, Bark River;
Tiny
MISSOURI Jeanne Streible, Springfield;
To Shake a World
Michael A. Wells, Independence;
Coming Out
NEVADA Jane Logan, Sparks;
Still Learning
William F. Armocida, Las Vegas
It Happens Every Time
NEW HAMPSHIRE P. M. Underhill, Concord;
You Who Must Your Life Deny
 
NEW JERSEY Claire Levitt, Trenton;
Out of Body Experience
Maureen Cannon, Ridgewood;
My Brother, Bringing Presents
NEW MEXICO Carol Dee Meeks, Artesia:
Winter's Wart
Barbara DuBois, Socorro;
On a Roll
NEW YORK Angelia Alleyne Wedderburn, Brooklyn;
Caribbean Mom
 
NORTH CAROLINA Lynn Veach Sadler, Sanford;
To "Talk in That Book" of Nature
Dallas D. Lassen, West Jefferson;
To Have or Have Naught
OHIO Nita Karpf, Oberlin;
the snowflake's kiss
Helen Webb, South Point;
Chronicle of a Winesap
OKLAHOMA Dena R. Gorrell, Edmond:
The Heart Remembers
 
OREGON Robert Hoeft, Ashland;
Jenny
 
PENNSYLVANIA Jeffrey Jubelirer, Philadelphia;
Realization of Great
 
SOUTH CAROLINA Verna Puntigan, Spartinburg;
My New Home
Troyce Leona Phillips Tollison, Anderson;
How to Write Good Poetry
TENNESSEE Claude Blackwood, Memphis;
The Thief
 
TEXAS Sheila Tingley Moore , San Antonio;
Against All Odds
Yvonne Byrd Nunn, Hermleigh;
An Iris Brag
UTAH Vera Ogden Bakker, West Bountiful;
Chosen Fish
Stewart C. Harvey, Salt Lake City;
Growing Old
VIRGINIA Elaine Morgan, Warrenton;
Alfie
Mary Anne Burkhart, Charlottesville;
What I Have Found
WASHINGTON Frieda Risvold, Seattle;
Viewpoint
Lilie Brucick, Spokane;
Ice Storm--Beautiful Beast
WEST VIRGINIA Linda Poe, Gay;
Saying Good-By to My Sister, Again
Jean Ehman, Shepherdstown;
Body and Soul
WISCONSIN Dorothy Carey, Green Bay;
My Prayer
 
WYOMING Eugene V. Shea, Hanna;
Homeland
 

HONORARY
INTERNATIONAL
(SEE GOLDEN PEN)
Agatha Lai, Kudat, Sabah, Malaysia;
A Poem on The Sand