Saturday, May 09, 2009

The Fifth Daily Poem Project, Week Eleven Results


The winner of the eleventh week of my fifth Daily Poem Project is Christian Wiman, Sitting Down to Breakfast Alone, which received 5 votes out of 17 cast.

Jim Harrison, Age Sixty-Nine, came in second with 3 votes, and the other nine votes were almost evenly distributed among the other five poems (four receiving two, one receiving one).

My thanks to everyone who voted. The call for votes for week twelve (the last week before the final round) will be up tomorrow morning (Sunday, May 10).

The winner of week one was Sherod Santos, Film Noir.
The winner of week two was Edward Field, Cataract op.
The winner of week three was David Bottoms, A Chat with My Father.
The winner of week four was David Schloss, The Myth.
The co-winners of week five were Jason Gray, Letter to the Unconverted, and David Huerta, Before Saying Any of the Great Words (tr. Mark Schafer).
The winner of week six was Stacey Lynn Brown, Cradle Song II.
The winner of week seven was Jack Gilbert, Not Easily.
The winner of week eight was Hester Knibbe, Lava and Sand (tr. Jacquelyn Pope).
The winner of week nine was Louis Simpson, Ishi.
The winner of week ten was Andrew Hudgins, The Cow.

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