rainbow

- the 3rd of six special kukai honoring Masaoka Shiki -

(6/11/01)


_________First Place__________


dancing
in the sprinkler
a rainbow

soji
 

 ________Second Place________ driving home the wiper reveals a rainbow og aksnes



 _________Third Place________ a rainbow... the beggar stares at his feet Hugh Waterhouse the spray from a sea wall rainbow Martin Gottlieb Cohen
_________Below Third Place________

  
clear sky
a sprinkler rainbow fades
among the lilies

Maria Steyn

silent
above the bowing peonies--
rainbow

Earl Keener
old pier--
rainbow trout flop
in the bucket

Kathy Lippard Cobb
curve in the tracks
a westbound train
headed for the rainbow

Cindy Tebo

sunny skies -
in each oil slick
a rainbow

doris kasson

one thousand rainbows-
the faint tinkling
of crystal wind chimes

Sue
rainbow
the viper slides onto
a sunny ledge

maryjane turner
window prism --
the cat chases a rainbow
on her tail

hortensia anderson

as the mist clears
a rainbow
hugs the sky

Janet Parker

summer afternoon
under the sprinkler rainbow
children laughing

Hazel
cool waterfall mist
the rainbow fades in and out
with each gust of wind

Edward
she is gone
but in her garden
a rainbow of tulips

Jaloe

green clouds
a tornado siren
the rainbow left behind

Carol Sircoulomb

standing in the rain
thanking God for the rainbow
the old priest smiles

pam
rainbow
paw prints vanish
from the front porch

kirsty
ill in bed
his mother describes
the rainbow

Carmen Sterba

after the rain...
a small cloud drifts away with
a rainbow

ito

the setting sun
a rainbow crowns
the misty bay

Bob Parker
unknown blue eyes
that color missing
in the rainbow

emile molhuysen
twin cities . . .
the double rainbow arches
above skyscrapers

an'ya
a rainbow
bells on the store door tinkle
and then are silent

don socha

seventh inning stretch
arched over the ballpark
a rainbow

Gene Williamson

a little rain -
the only rainbow
floats on a puddle

Laurene
prisms in the window
rainbows dancing!
around the hospital room

Rose Marie Stutts
the bridge arches
overhead
like a stone rainbow

Dana Florestano
morning rush
pauses
a rainbow

Mary Duggan

poppy petals
cover the flower bed
morning rainbow

DeVar

wet weather
lazy day at the office
there - a rainbow

Edith Muta
in this wet landscape
even the rainbow drips
down the page

mary seabright
sun bursting
through the clouds,
a rainbow

Deborah Watson

sudden storm
gravestones darken
beneath the rainbow

Lesley Dahl

green fields
a rainbow arches
earth to earth

Linda Robeck
racing clouds --
the rainbow spans
the river

Max Verhart
A green frog jumps
over my wet boot
under the rainbow

Helge Torvund

a rainbow
in the air
near us

robert leechford


rainbow~
a little bit of heaven
stomps in the puddle

Gary Steinberg

a rainbow
arches from the sea
as I cross the bridge

haikim

hens scratch
under the mulberry tree
twilight rainbow

Darrell Byrd

from the sky
an osprey drops his prey
a rainbow trout

Carol Raisfeld


hint of sun
streaks on my windshield
become rainbows

James M. Thompson

my children
trying to find the end of
the rainbow

paul

hitchhiker
on each side
mountain rainbow

copyright 6/5/2001 by Wendy C. Bialek

forest mere
the drizzle disperses
the rainbow

Tore Sverredal


a rainbow spans
two opposite banks
the foster child smiles

Victoria G. Pulgar

under rainbow curl
old cedar drips
crow flies

Jay Neville

droplets on windows
the rainbow dreamcatcher
stays dry inside

peigi

welcome respite--
an evening shower
with rainbow

Maleti (Mary Lee McClure)


Spray of the fountain,
waiting for friends I'm given
a local rainbow

Florence V.

Rotting in the sun
the half remains of a rainbow trout
near the anthill

Wouter Andries

heels of the monsoon
clearing full spread a rainbow...
that peacock all eyes

art


after the rainbow
the green paddy field awash
with green

Rob Scott

Grand Canyon tour
a rainbow disappears
in the canyon

SUE Torres


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