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Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network Award – 8-10 Years

Ipswich City Council Awards Open Age – Local Poets

Broderick Family Awards 11-13 Years

The Journey of the Wind by Callan Rhys Peterson (1st)

Happy Thoughts by Pharell Nepe (2nd)

Black Saturday by Amaeh Reed (3rd)

Forget Me Not by Levi Vereyken (Highly Commended)

The Poppy Tree by Amaeh Reed (Highly Commended)

The Broken Among Us by Pharell Nepe (Highly Commended)

“No one will ever love you,”
The painful thoughts persist
Because although she’s broken, but beautiful
those scars still litter her wrists

Her mother’s long lost smile,
her father’s raging fist,
She might be broken and beautiful
But the scars still litter her wrists

No one understands her
they call her “Narcissist!”
They judge her when they see those scars
still littering her wrist

The beauty of a girl so quiet,
a sight to behold indeed
yet a broken helpless heart
lies just beneath the seams

She’s standing on the rooftop now,
Deeper the scars have grown,
With nothing left, she takes one step,
No one needs to know…

Fire by David Moala (Highly Commended)

Undertaker by Hudson Tille (Highly Commended)

Lightning by Luke Frappell (Highly Commended)

Trees by Madelynne Craig (Highly Commended)

Decorated Cups by Leira Camille Caniones (Highly Commended)

Queensland Times Award- 14-15 Years

Ipswich City Council Award – 16-17 Years

River 94.9 Award – 5-7 Years

Picture Ipswich Awards – Open Age

Ipswich Poetry Feast Awards Open Age – Bush Poetry

2019 Overall Winner & recipient of the Babies of Walloon bronze statuette

Joy Chambers & Reg Grundy Awards Open Age – Other Poetry

Ipswich Poetry Feast Encouragement Awards