Best of the Month!

What makes a writer's/poet's effort a "Best of the Month!" winner:

He or she approaches something old with a new perspective
He or she lets the reader experience the writing/poem through a viewpoint character
He or she follows CWW's "Guidelines"
His or her work needs no editing by the CWW editors

Year 2000 "Best of the Month" Winners:

Name, Month and Title of Writing

Nick Torrey, Winner, January, “Big Brother”
Alese Colehour, Winner a tie, February, “Someday”
Jahan Shahryar, Winner a tie, February, “Will You Be My Friend?”
Candace, L. Douglas, Runner Up a tie, February, “The One True Key”
Danya Nourafshan, Runner Up a tie, February, “The Empty Space”
Joseph Horan, Winner, March, “A Wonderful Day”
Kayla Holcombe, Runner Up, March, “Sapphire”
Alex Beck, Winner, April, “The Wall
Blake Schmit, Runner Up, April, “People Are People”
Nick Emanuele, Winner, May, “Caring for Others”
Adam Riehlman, Runner Up, May, “Anything Is Possible”
Elizabeth Kapp, Winner, June, “In Front of Me”
Laura Sutula, Runner Up, June, “Definitions”
Heather Faix, Runner Up, June, “Night”
July…CWW was closed.
Najwa Salam Brax, Winner, August, series of five poems
James Collins, Runner Up, August, series of two poems
Donna R. S. Womack, Honorable Mention, series of three poems

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