rust

(6/15, 1997)


FIRST PLACE


        warm rain
        the spring moon returns
        to the rusty can
                                     Yu Chang


SECOND PLACE


         coiled within
         the rusty mooring ring
         - a garter snake
                                      Hilary Tann


THIRD PLACE


     spring thaw...
     a rusted plow lies where
     buttercups grow
                                   ~Susan


BELOW THIRD PLACE


   in a rusty tin
   the old man keeps
   his key collection
                                   ken kuniyuki


         first warm day --
         the green lawn chairs
         edged with rust
                                      -acm


                rusted tea pot
                in the window 
                filled with daisies
                                                Carolyne


      falling leaves
      the rusty wheelbarrow
      heavy with stones
                                       paul m.


                rusted lawn chair
                legs creaking
                as I get up slowly
                                               kim


     jumbled around
     weathered spokes and rusted hubs -
     morning glories
                                  jen


       old schoolyard-
               beneath a rusty swing
               forget-me-nots
                                            jean king


                     touching the scythe
                     tinged with rust
                     his long white beard
                                                         doris kasson


     autumn showers
     the lawnmower blades
     begin to rust
                             paulus the woodgnome


          rusty Model A
          down the road at eighty
          on a truck bed 
                                    Glen Keener


                   In the garden
                   a birch tree shades a
                   rusting music stand
                                                      -- Margarita Drozdoff


        tall grass
        hides the wheelbarrow,
        rusted and wet.
                                   Mark


              'Diamonds and Rust'
              on the hotel clock-radio -
              the bed grows colder	
                                                    Noor Singh Khalsa


     rusty wagon
     in a stand of weeds
     broken doll
                          Patricia A. Laurent


            staying the wagon
            rusted bolts
            in stone
                           -willard


    rust colored
    by the setting sun-
    distant peak
                           norm jensen


       the old plumber -
       how many times has he put
       his rusty tools back in his box ?
                                                              gilles fabre

                                                               


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