August 1, 2011 - Ocean Isle Beach, NC - When Ann
Clawson was called to be informed that she was the
winner of the "Whining for Wine" contest she said,
"I've never won anything in my life." Ann is a long
time member of Silver Coast Winery Wine Club and
lives in Ivanhoe, NC.
Her submission reads as follows:
"This is perfect timing. Boy do I have some whining
to do. Here's my entry."
Pay's a joke
Hens won't lay
TV don't play
Car won't run
Eat too much
Food's a crutch
Clothes won't fit
Flies don't git
Porch is hot
But I'll be fine
Just need wine."
"Whining for Wine" submissions were to be any
lament, poem, limerick, or hard luck story of fifty
words or less.
They were judged based on character and structure
Jacqueline DeGroot: Author of the Seatrail
Trilogy, The Secret of the Kindred Spirit and
Wilson: Business Manager of Pelican Book Store
in Sunset Beach, NC.
Ipock: Author of Life is Short, I Wish I Was
Taller, Life is Short but It's Wide and Life is
Short So Read This Fast.
place was garnered by Mrs. Linda Seigelwax of
Calabash, NC and she whines:
I'm so sad
I want to cry.
My boyfriend told
a big white lie.
He said he loved me,
which wasn't true.
Now I'm not sure
just what to do.
Oh! Yes I know
How I'll feel fine.
Just pour me a glass
of Silver Coast Wine."
Sharon Bowling of Ocean Isle Beach, NC receives
the third place award for:
"Haiku Whine for Wine"
let me win wine
My husband buys beer on ice
Oh, hear my lament"
Silver Coast Winery owner Maryann Azzato
said," We want to thank all of those people who
put pen to paper and took the time to think
about "Whining for Wine." The participation of
the community and our local Authors is
heartening. It's all in good fun."