Poems of Place

All submissions had to include one poem that addresses the special category for the year. For 2017, it was a poem about “where you live.” We chose 41 poems out of the 164 submitted, and 37 are represented here. Click the pins of the map below to see how each author addressed the theme.

The World Outside My Window
(08876)
Mailing Address
(08859)
Home is a loved one
(08831)
Room
(08820)
Unsolicited Advice to New Neighbors
(08550)
where did you come from | how did you arrive
(08550)
Chaos Unchained
(08502)
Epiphany of a Morning Commute
(08053)
A Walk in the Woods
(08053)
What A World
(07960)
Warm Sugar
(07950)
Garden Lungs and a Harp String Ribcage
(07849)
Bursting Point
(07825)
A Hospital Bed
(07733)
How to Ride the NJ Transit
(07733)
Red Bank
(07701)
1663 Dong Fang Street
(07649)
Migration
(07640)
할머니
(07605)
Carlstadt, NJ
(07458)
The Trees That Grew From Sadness
(07458)
Seaside Heights
(07458)
7 Ridge Road
(07458)
Welcome Home!
(07458)
The House on a Hill
(07430)
Home
(07423)
Garden of the Dead
(07423)
Dust
(07417)
Artificial
(07401)
Brick City
(07105)
Dollhouse Town
(07078)
Love Letter to a City
(07040)
Livingsotn
(07039)
Fall
(07039)
Fireworks
(07039)
Evening in New York
(07039)
“Bayonne”
(07002)