The following are what I consider to be the top three poems in the Dwarf Stars 2012 anthology. They will be nominated by me to the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA) for a Dwarf Star award. For reviews of these and all other poems in the anthology, please refer to my post of November 7, 2012 entitled "Review of Dwarf Stars 2012..." For a list of my finalists, please refer to my post of November 24, 2012 entitled "My Top Ten..."
First Place: TiME to Go by Elizabeth Barrette
Second Place: Macroscopic Propagation by J. E. Stanley
Third Place: Night Sky by Dietmar Tauchner