pond

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

(6/11/01)


_________First Place__________


summer heat
the mare up to her belly
in the old pond

DeVar
 

 ________Second Place________ pond - a mink comes out of the dusk Earl Keener



 _________Third Place________ garden pond a white koi nibbles raindrops Darrell Byrd in twilight the pond a new color Carol Raisfeld
_________Below Third Place________

  
shallow pond
an egret steps
into its reflection

Linda Robeck

old pond
distant crickets
enter the silence

Rob Scott
farm pond
   a city boy parts the scum

Gary Steinberg
freshwater pond. . .
the great white heron
skims for minnows

Kathy Lippard Cobb
rain fills the pond
hundreds of moons
wink at me

Jaloe

ghetto pond
a styrofoam cup
on the lily pad

OwenB

on the pond
the ripples have wings
dragonfly

James M. Thompson
afternoon shadows
floating on the pond the wing
of a dragonfly

Gene Williamson
a  breeze
ripples the pond
warbler's song

Martin Gottlieb Cohen
dried up pond
a dragonfy skims
the surface

Carmen Sterba

the old widow
can still see two reflections
in the pond

pam

a warm breeze -
each reed in the pond
stirs up silt

Benjamin Miners
cloudless pond
a water lily unfolds
out of the blue

hortensia anderson
open-air café
a swan quietly crosses
the pond

Tore Sverredal
serenity
falling water
in koi pond

robert leechford

pond
the reflection behind
ripples

o (og aksnes)

pond flies ~
a fisherman casts
into the sun

Laurene
brief evening nap
the moon slips
into the pond

soji
unseen pond
the sound of that jump
seems so far away

emile molhuysen
old mill pond
ripples through my heart
summers eve

Carmel C. Lively

as ripples end
the pond mirrors again
clouds passing by

Victoria G. Pulgar

dry pond
bobcat tracks circle
the rusty pump

maryjane turner
nightfall...
pale blossom
on the pond

Hugh Waterhouse
from the shallow pond
scooping tadpoles
for pets

Janet Parker
shakedown cruise--
on the pond
a duckling fleet

Maleti (Mary Lee McClure)

a fallen summer leaf
on a forest pond
lit by a sunbeam

haikim

hidden pond -
reflections ripple
on an egret's neck

Maria & Tumi Kathryn Steyn
lovers stroll
out by the pond
a bullfrog calls

Bob Parker
still pond -
dragonflies hover over
lily pads

Deborah Watson

one slow movement
white lily and cloud
float on the pond

Lesley Dahl

million dollar homes
fat raccoons prowl the shallows
of each goldfish pond

Edward
summer hike
the pond marsh
keeps her shoe

SUE Torres

pond's edge
feet stuck
in black mud

Mary Duggan

he stands at the edge--
with a mother's nudge
plops into the pond

Jay Neville


caught
fishing in the koi pond
.......... grounded again

doris kasson

cloudy day-
silvery ripples shiver
the silent pond

Sue

house shopping
checking out the yards
designing a pond

Hazel

My finger touches
the cool green leaf
fleeting in the pond

Helge Torvund


pasture pond
kids on horses
wet summer fun

Rose Marie Stutts

the frog hides
pond water moves
the spaniel dives

Carol Sircoulomb

searching the pond
for evidence of muskrats-
dead silence

kirsty

looking in the pond
the bunny sees another rabbit
and quickly runs away

peigi


so much life in the pond
then -
a sudden silence

Edith Muta

unsteady legs
a fawn's reflection
ripples in the pond

Cindy Tebo

Museum courtyard
for Hellenistic marbles,
pond of yellow iris

Florence V.

In the middle of a pond
an earthen bridge corrodes
just like old people

Wouter Andries


colorful autumn leaves
falling on
koi pond

Dana Florestano

still the woodland pond -
no leap-frog, water striders
lolling piggyback

art

water lilies
here & there   a cloud
over the pond

copyright 6/5/2001 by Wendy C. Bialek

bustling market --
the quiet space around
a small pond

ito


the old pond
mirrors the sky --
a frog croaks

Max Verhart



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