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

Ipswich Poetry Feast Encouragement Awards

Picture Ipswich Awards – Open Age

Ipswich City Council Awards Open Age – Local Poets

Joy Chambers & Reg Grundy Awards Open Age – Other Poetry

Ipswich Poetry Feast Awards Open Age – Bush Poetry

Ipswich City Council Award – 16-17 Years

Queensland Times Award- 14-15 Years

Broderick Family Awards 11-13 Years

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

That playful, roaring, whistling wind!
The things it must have seen
To go off speeding through the sky
It must be like a dream

To pass through all the woods and glades
Seeing hares and birds so small
Against squat shrubs
And bears with cubs
And oaks and elms so tall

To scale a mountain, climb a cliff
Observe the world below
Upon peaks to stand
Across the land
With everywhere to go

Howl past boats and dancing skiffs,
Driven by the gale
Past sailing boats
Crew clad in coats
Holes tearing through their sails

To wail through caves and canyons too
Through darkness like the night
Unnerving all
With eerie sounds
To give all there a fright

To be as glorious, as the wind
With all the world to see
And it would be nice
Just once or twice
If one day it would take me

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)

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)

Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network Award – 8-10 Years

River 94.9 Award – 5-7 Years