garden

(5/27/02)


_________First Place__________


zen rock garden --
the monk rakes the sand
the other way

hortensia anderson
  

 ________Second Place________ garden party a baby squirrel tumbles through the branches Celia Crook



 _________Third Place________ dad's wardrobe the trousers he only wore in the garden paul t conneally
_________Below Third Place________

  
garden spade
he puts the injured worm
back in the dirt

DeVar Dahl

garden spider
perfectly centered
between two roses

Gary Warner
     parking lot   garden sale
a sparrow drinks   from a puddle

Johnye Strickland

spring afternoon
a roe deer finds its way
into the garden

Tore Sverredal

one volunteer onion--
a thousand stars above
his garden...

Earl Keener

ah, spring!
morning glories
in my bean garden

jennie townsend
in the garden,
the old woman
on her knees

o
in the garden
    salamanders turning
         brown to green

Betty
only shadows
grow over
my winter garden

mary seabright

elderly couple
watching life grow
in the garden

Denise Byrd

memorial garden -
the silent pond ripples
from swans in pairs

Carol Raisfeld
tiny garden
I watch the hawk
disappear from sight

Johannes Manjrekar
in five directions
my toddler's small footprints
between garden paths

deborah russell
playing hooky -
one blossom pokes through
the garden gate

doris kasson

silk flowers
our neighbor's garden
already in bloom

OwenB

furniture shopping--
a baby lizard roams
the garden section

Kathy Lippard Cobb
roses
whiter in the rain
light the garden walk

Kate Creighton
deserted gardens
a few yellow tulips
quiver in the wind

Angèle Lux
in the garden
tasting the thyme
I forgot to plant

Lesley Dahl

clouds of gnats
above the garden
dusk

Patricia A. Laurent

desert garden
a cat sleeps in the shade
of bouganvillea

Darrell Byrd
empty garden beds--
on a sunny window sill
a hyacinth sprouts

Sue

the old garden...
rosemary and lavender scent
her worn pair of gloves

chibi


yellow leaves
crossing long waves
in the zen garden

Emile Molhuysen

last light
just off the garden path
snails make love

gary steinberg

windowsill garden
grandmother tends
a plot of eden

Karina

Mariachi music
on the garden shop radio-
Greek oregano in plastic pots

Dove


lakeside zen garden
where two shadows cross
the blink of a toad

Edward

wrought iron six foot high
round the garden... pink tea rose
leaning through the bars

art

spilled
rock garden
dirty green carpet

peigi

two hours work became
four hours fun when
kids 'helped' in the garden

R. Marie Stutts


lifeless butterfly
garden promises
mourned spirit returns

Linda L. Creech

a rose garden
shadows of Adam and Eve meander
in front of the thorny buds

kim.  tanaka

overgrown steps
eight-legged balancing act
spinweb garden

Edith in Japan

in the garden
ants crawl
my grandchild cries

Carol Sircoulomb



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