“While the contest is called the ‘Poet Hunt,’ I didn’t actually have to hunt very long for worthy poems; they arrived in batches, and it was quite a literary bounty,” Matthew Olzmann says introducing the winner and honorable mentions of Poet Hunt 25 in the Winter 2021 issue of The MacGuffin.
“No Rehearsal” by Vivian Shipley
“Bright Spot” by Rita Schweiss
“Dogs and Ominous Weapons” by John Jeffire
Following the winning poems, readers can find a selection of poems by the guest judge of Poet Hunt 26, Indigo Moor.