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High Desert Blogging Announces April Poetry Contests Winners

The judging panel for the April Poetry Contest on has made the decision on the winners!

The winners are as follows:

1st PLACE: Mission Inn, Molly Jo Realy, New Inklings Press

The poet pays homage to the beautiful Riverside Mission Inn with the bells “announcing their stories every quarter hour.”

2nd PLACE: “Europe, 1945” by A.M. Thomas

The poet runs through different cities in Europe under siege during WWII, starving, hiding, yet surviving.

3rd PLACE: I Heard Your Voice Today by Richard Zone

The poet hears the voice of a loved one in various locations of the world while he goes about his daily activities.


The Apology by J.P. Newcomer

The poet apologies to children for going into caves to “pluck these faded phrases” rather than following them in their play.

Namaste by Loralie Kay

The poet does yoga and becomes “Grounded to the earth” while “appreciating all that I am.”

Congratulations to the winners!

Thanks to everyone who entered the April contest. The next poetry contest is scheduled for June 2015. Be sure to check our Events page for the details that will be posted soon.

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