Friday, November 23, 2012
This year 2012 has been an awesome year.The Commonwealth Writers of The Bahamas has been able to assist Student Writers in the Islands of the Bahamas to develop their creative skills. These young Writers have captured the beauty, history, and culture of the Bahamas so creatively in poetry and short stories that only the Master, William Shakespeare if he was alive, could judge their work. They are not only successful but talented Students and Adults from throughout the Islands of the Bahamas.The Seventh Annual Short Story/Poetry Competition 2012 has produced stories worthy of Screenplays,Documentaries, and Films. Here are the Winning entries. Ages 7 -9 - Short Stories Christa Petty New Providence -What Lies Beyond The Water Fall" Bessie Lowe Abaco-"My Father Bone Fish Dundee" Summer Aberle Abaco -"Some where Amazing" Ages 10-12 - Short Stories Samara Cole Abaco- "Memories Resurfaced" Caitlin Cash -New Providence -"Thank God For My Genius Rescue Dog Vega" Jaleena Ochoa Ragged Island -"Twins" Ages 13-15 Poetry Rhesa Boodram Ragged Island -"On Nights Like These" Ashley Thompson -New Providence -"Bahamian Mona Lisa" Stella Halvorson -Cat Island "Early In the Morning" Ages 16-18 & Adults Poetry Jere Cumberbatch New Providence "I Saw You First"-New Providence Tiffany Dixon New Providence "Give Me My Roses" New Providence Hilvonia Cash Grand Bahama "How Do I Seem to Escape" You are invited to join us on Saturday Evening, December 15th, 2012 at the Story Tellers Convention The Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island when we will Honour these Writers.