Vintage 2000

Vintage 2000

Poems From the National Poetry Contest & the Canadian Youth Poetry Competition

Book - 1999-
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Each year the League of Canadian Poets sponsors the prestigious National Poetry Contest. From the thousands of entries received, the judges choose three prize winners and a list of honourable mentions. These poems, the finest of the year, are then published in Vintage, the annual anthology.For the year 2000, First-Prize Winner ($1,000) is Russell Thornton of North Vancouver, for "The Beginnings of Stars." Second-Prize Winner ($750) is Sue MacLeod of Halifax for "Especially for a Woman, Reading." Third-Prize Winner ($500) is Tammy Armstrong of Vancouver for "A Proper Burial for Songbirds." Other well known poets in the collection are Jay Ruzesky, Eva Tihanyi and Patricia Young. Also included are the winners of the 2000 special competition for Canadian elementary and secondary school students.Vintage 2000 is an ideal introduction to the vitality and diversity of the Canadian poetry community. Previous editions have been adopted widely for use in schools, colleges and universities.
Publisher: Vancouver : Ronsdale Press, 1999-
ISBN: 9780921870753
Branch Call Number: 819.1/VIN 4565 1
Alternative Title: The beginnings of stars / Russell Thornton
Especially for a woman, reading / Sue Macleod
A proper burial for songbirds / Tammy Armstrong
Hands of the father / Stephen Brockwell
Letters to an agoraphobic mother from her claustrophobic daughter / Laura Cudworth
A collection of stones / David Freeman
Transplant / Jennica Harper
Vocabulary of a bush pilot's wife / Jennica Harper
The wedding photograph over our bed / Gary Hyland
Body song to Hypnos / Gary Hyland
Last stand in cottage country / Jocko
Fog / Eve Joseph
Deception / Eve Joseph
That bright singing / Eve Joseph
The doctor's wife / Fiona Lam
Learning Chinese / Fiona Lam
How I'll make love to you / Nancy Lee
New Year's Eve / Shelley A. Leedahl
At the lake / Shelley A. Leedahl
Sunburst / Karen Massey
Shy / Karen Massey
Jackknife / Karen Massey
Flight / Spencer Maybee
House of feathers / Julia McCarthy
The last words / Mark Milner
Who I was / Alison Pick
Up Tunnel Mountain Trail / Ruth Roach Pierson
Against the storm / Maryellen Polikoff
Noon : Cypress Hills / Suzanne Robertson
The brief occurrence of death / Suzanne Robertson
Beg and choose / Laisha Rosnau
Controlled burn / Jay Ruzesky
Lighthouse route / E. Russell Smith
Back on the road to Bakersfield / Lenora Steele
The writing room / Susan Stenson
Moortown errata / Peter Stuhlmann
Karaoke / Russell Thornton
Your keys / Russell Thornton
Helen's room / Eva Tilhanyi
The bath / Mildred Tremblay
Nocturne / Alison Watt
The shock / Alison Watt
My neighbour's work / Margo Wheaton
Cotton / Sue Wheeler
To the father at the beach / Sue Wheeler
Drunk / Patricia Young
Spotter / Terence Young
Water buffalo + Emily = love / Sharon Page
The deluge / Mike Mulley
Tea at High Acre, when I was a boy / Robin Daniels
The first time / Leah Todd
Family reunion / Sascha Braunig
Someone breathing evenly / Emily Rosser
The graveyard / Michael Coren
There upon a lumpy rock / Katie Dawn English
Troubled boys / Jennifer Patterson
Cleaning my rat's cage / Claire Haddock
Old growth / Claire Haddock
Wind / Claire Haddock
Inside out / Jessica Brohart
Youth / Shannon downs
Shoe store / Helen Beynon
To a daughter / Allanda Jean Carter


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