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The Annual Kean University Poetry Contest

co-sponsored by the Academy of American Poets,
the College of Humanities and Social Sciences,
and the Department of English.

2010 WINNING POEMS (Click on "Poems" above to see them.)

First Place - Angel Tuohy
"Speech"

Second Place - Ruby Simmons
"Momma's Yard Garden"

Third Place - Shaunique Cisson
"Elegy for Margaret: 'Mothballs and Peanut Butter'"

Honorable Mentions
Elisa D'Amico
- "Being Charlie Chaplin"
Benito Nieves - "Silent War"


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