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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

Cross Words by Penelope Duran (1st)

Wash, Rinse, Repeat by Penelope Duran (2nd)

Cerulean by Penelope Duran (3rd)

Soft Morning by Maja Vasic (Highly Commended)

Father Time by Allegra Pestell (Highly Commended)

Coughing up Wildflowers by Hunter Smith (Highly Commended)

This System by Sophie van der Helder (Highly Commended)

Her Own Knight by Penelope Duran (Highly Commended)

Hermann Göring by Oscar Townsend (Highly Commended)

His waning days were spent,
With much vain remiss,
A man of intercession,
Yet one not judged falsely.
What voice more full with yarn,
A ‘peacemaker’ in war,
For one but of the third reich,
A ‘peacemaker’ in war.
Now and as time shall pass,
Needless death stays needless,
Of faith and colour alas,
His guilt ‘unique in its enormity’.
At daybreak it is to be?
No, no in night a man shall rest,
‘I am the peacemaker,
Humiliation mustn’t follow me’.
For all that has been said and done,
A poison pill kept within his keep,
Golden watches, pens and cases,
Treasures traded for a deathly sleep.

Queensland Times Award- 14-15 Years

Broderick Family Awards 11-13 Years

Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network Award – 8-10 Years

River 94.9 Award – 5-7 Years