children
(10/13 , 1996)

FIRST PLACE
first snow at every window a child's face roberta beary edging closer to the monkey cage my son tightens his grip Mark Alan Osterhaus
SECOND PLACE
empty beach a child's bucket still full of sand Yu Chang
THIRD PLACE
nursing home lounge-- a child's puzzle left unfinished Michael Dylan Welch light street shines on the play ground ow an sn gels Brad91
BELOW FOURTH PLACE
curled up in the closet sound asleep - hide and seek doris kasson his small face watches the autumn leaves fall quietly Sangeet Bhullar the toddler patty-pats a rain puddle on the porch step Fran Meer Seven-year-old girl reading the Bible "Daddy, what's circumcision?" ~David Oates on the bus reading child and mom ADULE sleeping nose to nose granny snores and baby bubbles Zoned Cat ~the toddler sings: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, . . . L, la, la, la, P ~Francine Porad fat orange pumpkin waiting for the child to carve it's face! Syd Bowen once again the toddler looks into the mirror ... and behind Arnold Vermeeren children collect brown acorns from the ground --fat squirrels eat walnuts MikeF


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