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The Spoon River Poetry Review’s Editors’ Prize


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The 2005 Contest Winners

Final Judge: Lucia Cordell Getsi

Winner, $1000.00: Salita S. Bryant,

First Spring in New York


Runner-up,$100.00: Susan Terris,

Sonya, The Doll-Wife


Runner-up, $100.00: Thom Murtagh,

raining waste


Honorable Mention, Salita S. Bryant,

“Lepisma saccharina”


Honorable Mention, Mia Anderson,

“Through the Mind”


Honorable Mention, William Kumbier,



Winning poems are published

in the 2005 Fall issue.