Winner of the Quentin
|Changing Shapes by Margaret Hoehn is
awarded Wind's annual poetry chapbook prize for 2000. Judges were
the editors of Wind Magazine.
Mrs. Hoehn lives with her husband and children in Sacramento, California, where she practiced law for (she says "many") years. She is presently devoting her time to raising her two children and doing volunteer work for a hospice program and a medical library.
Among the many places her poetry has appeared are Writer's Journal, Peregrine, Connecticut Poetry Review, Lullwater Review, Inkwell, Sheila-Na-Gig, and Patterson Literary Review. Her chapbook, Vanishings, was the 1998 winner of the Hibiscus Award.
Her poem "Listening to the Dark," was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Briar Cliff Review.
From Changing Shapes:
Listening to the Dark
They say the way you listen to the
small story to tell, every leaf whispers
altered its course because you walked
deeply through the scent of grass and
earth, sometimes the wind will spin