First prize goes to Megan (@essgem) for this gem:
Later the men mused:
It had not been their best plan,
Coupling on the beach
Esepcially appropriate since I'm looking out at the ocean this very moment (look at that sunset!), and will spend the next week removing sand from my car.
And second prize goes to Angel Martinez for this very lovely poem:
Filtered sun shadows
Flashes of skin, hard muscle
Beautiful! Congratulations to both of you.
Thanks so very much to everyone who entered. And extra special thanks to my wonderful panel of judges: Shira Anthony, Jamie Lynn Miller, Andrea Speed, and Tali Spencer. You can read more about them and their fantastic books here.