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2020 Overall Winner & recipient of the Babies of Walloon bronze statuette

2020 Ipswich Poetry Feast Encouragement Awards

2020 Picture Ipswich Awards – Open Age

2020 Ipswich City Council Awards Open Age – Local Poets

2020 Joy Chambers & Reg Grundy Awards Open Age – Other Poetry

2020 Ipswich Poetry Feast Awards Open Age – Bush Poetry

2020 Ipswich City Council Award – 16-17 Years

Perspectives by Elizabeth Marsh (1st)

Our Mother's Struggle by Tessa Quinlan (2nd)

My Great Aunt's Piano by Annie Mellick (3rd)

Writing Poetry by Jhermayne Ubalde (Highly Commended)

When the Relatives Return by Penelope (Penny) Duran (Highly Commended)

The Christmas Paper Caper by Archer Bloomfield (Highly Commended)

How To Be Straight by Jhermayne Ubalde (Highly Commended)

Bible Study by Jhermayne Ubalde (Highly Commended)

angels

            rose                                                                                    and

turned aside

                                                             I

                                                                                     the
                                                                                     alien

                                                      unable

                         to destroy

                                                                   this place                                                    the city

                                                                                                                                                       of salt

                                                                         
                                                                                                               Ravish
                                                                                    this                             vile
                                                                                                                              concubine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        put to death;

                                                                                                         creation

                                                                                         lusts

                               for
shameless
error.

                                                                                                                                          (the kingdom                                                      deceived

                                                                                                                                                                         me)

Footnote: this is blackout poetry of the ‘Clobber Verses’ (the verses in the Bible used to justify that homosexuality is a sin).

Rain by Amy Nancarrow (Highly Commended)

Reflection of a Schoolgirl by Penelope (Penny) Duran (Highly Commended)

Tsunami by Holly Atherton (Highly Commended)

2020 Queensland Times Award- 14-15 Years

2020 Broderick Family Awards 11-13 Years

2020 Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network Award – 8-10 Years

2020 River 94.9 Award – 5-7 Years