I'm glad that the Cider House Review has opened up some serious discussion in regards to poetry contests. I appreciate all the comments I received on here or in person and especially the ones that clicked and read what Reb, Brooklyn, and Bill had to say on their blogs. Here are two more links. I have a bias. You read my bias. I also adore the poetry of Babara Jane Reyes so add that to my bias(es) too.
Barbara Jane Reyes