departing geese

(3/23 , 1997)



FIRST PLACE


     she taps in bean seeds
     and shades her eyes to watch
     departing geese
                                     Ferris


SECOND PLACE


         over the pond
         so low I hear her wings
         northbound goose
                                            -willard 


THIRD PLACE


            undulating line
            marking sky at winter's end
            departing geese
                                              ken kuniyuki


            noisy geese
            another season
            without you
                                     Fred


            whistle stop
            departing geese
            on and off the floes
                                                Yu Chang

BELOW THIRD PLACE


         departing geese
         through the reeds
         a river
                           Paul MacNeil


               awakening
               from restless dreams...
               departing geese
                                               Jeanne Emrich


      departing geese-
      green grass must be sprouting
      beyond the north wind
                                               paulus the woodgnome


            departing geese
            he checks on last year's
            swimming hole
                                        -acm


         noon whistle
         in the distance
         departing geese
                                        Mark Alan Osterhaus


               on the same soft wind
               geese departing,
               your return
                                       Stephen Fox


         geese departing north
         in an unplowed corn field
         two are left behind
                                             Daveb555


                     ... even so
                     I'll do the taxes today
                     the returning geese
                                                          Charles Trumbull


      vacant sky
      filling the silence
      departing geese
                                     -- roberta berry


               evening in Arizona--
               black geese depart
               across a green-gray sky
                                                           Sara Brant


                     driving southward
                     and in the mirror
                     departing geese
                                                    Susan Bond


         some departing geese
         lingering on my lake--
         I bid them godspeed
                                               Glen L. Keener


      stalled
      in airport traffic--
      geese departing
                                     Joseph Kirschner


               wistfully
               we watch them go
               departing geese
                                              Maleti (Mary Lee McClure)


         geese depart
         the prison's outer lawn -
         concertina
                               Laura Young



               many eyes track north
               while departing geese sweep by
               - they're longing for nests
                                                               Loran John Hayden 

                                                               


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