winter tree

- the 6th of six special kukai honoring Masaoka Shiki -

(7/23/01)


_________First Place__________


winter trees
each day
more sky

sheila windsor
 

 ________Second Place________ cold wind a winter tree scratches at the window kathi rudawsky the long walk home after the funeral - winter trees hortensia anderson



 _________Third Place________ smell of waffles thru the open window winter trees oga
_________Below Third Place________

  
daybreak--
cardinals here and there
in winter trees

kirsty

bright lake -
I walk through the shadows
of winter trees

maryjane turner
Winter tree.
The sound of lake ice
cracking.

Ellen Dodds
worry beads -
crows necklaced
in winter trees

Jaloe
morning tea ~
petals of snow sifting
from the winter trees

Earl Keener

winter trees
woodpecker hammers
the frozen bark

Janet Parker

winter tree
the sky
a deeper grey

Johannes Manjrekar
first one crow shifts
then another...
winter trees

Hugh Waterhouse
between winter trees
a spider web
catching my breath

mary seabright
soft tapping
of the downy woodpecker
winter trees

DeVar

another log
for the failing fire...
winter trees

Laurene

sickle moon
in the indigo sky
bare winter trees

Darrell Byrd
snow valley
wind whistles through
winter trees

pam
softly
fallen leaves
circle the winter trees

-roberta beary
winter tree--
a wind rustles
the few remaining leaves

Kathy Lippard Cobb

winter trees
loom over the grave --
silent guardians

-- Aleron

summer love
under winter trees
we meet again

Carol Raisfeld
gothic moon
each winter tree gives shape
to the gloaming

Christopher Patchel
clear sky
the rasp of the wind
through winter trees

Sue
How still the winter trees
while the winds chant
autumn's requiem

Bob Parker


winter tree -
will I see you blossom
once again?

Ghost Cat

dark shadows
on the snowy path
winter trees

Patricia A. Laurent
nothing but
a line of winter trees
and fog

max verhart
patches of red scarf
all that's left in the nest
winter trees

Lesley Dahl
at sunset
the long, thin shadows
winter trees

James M. Thompson

winter trees
clinging to the large oak
a lone leaf

Gene Williamson

covered with hay
ready for the shoe box
little winter tree

emile molhuysen
winter trees
under your nakedness
a green dress dreams

Edith Muta
summer morning -
cracks in the sidewalk
a winter tree

Marylouise Knight
sparkling forest
winter trees
sheathed in ice

soji

dark candles
moonlit
winter trees

mary duggan

a flicker of light
along edge of winter trees
deer poacher

Edward
white wind
shaping winter trees
shaped by them

Angelee
our friend sends a photo
of his winter trees --
hibiscus at Christmas

OwenB

winter trees
draw up darkness
from deep in the earth

John Sandbach


migrating birds fill
the winter trees
visitors, only for a while

Rose Marie Stutts

ice covered
winter tree
splits

carol sircoulomb

winter tree -
yesteryear's promises
carved in wood

~eos

winter trees
silhouetted against
the desert sunset

Becky Bunsic (Tukiko)

this quiet evening
across the field of snow
winter trees' shadows

Ted M. Zachwieja


a faint scrap of cloud
slowly perishing -
winter trees

Rob Scott

A Winter Tree-
Out of Place,
tears at the sky

ProtoRyu

in the copse
of winter trees
a fawn, statue-like

peigi

air plants
cling to the winter trees
too

doris kasson

white-haired old man
weathered branches creak with age
snow-clad winter tree

Mike Adams


Winter trees
put memory of green
into half-hidden buds

Florence V.

winter trees
in a forest of green
the end

dogbacon

in snow covered fields
looking like dark skeletons
winter trees at dusk

Dana Florestano

children gathering
winter trees branches
for the "bestest" fort

Hazel


leaves icy remains...
wind making a brittle rush
through the winter trees

art

brother sits
beneath winter trees
geese scavenge for food

jennie townsend

a winter tree
wind-bent points east...
geese fly west

ito

in the morning light
winter trees' iced-up branches
prisms for the sun

(c) Rita Summers



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