driftwood

(8/31, 1997)


FIRST PLACE


   in the sand dunes
   still hung on the driftwood-
   her silky blouse
                             Neca Stoller


SECOND PLACE


   sleepless night. . . again
   tossing pieces of driftwood 
   back into the sea
                                Mark Alan Osterhaus


THIRD PLACE


   more driftwood
   on the bonfire -
   stars rise
                    Paul MacNeil


        rocky stream bed
        the driftwood
        anchored
                       ken kuniyuki


             picking driftwood
             I hear a boy ask
             about his father
                                       paul m


    beachfront home~
    a butterfly circles
    the driftwood arbor
                                     Joann


BELOW THIRD PLACE


   telling tales
   of other shores
   cast up driftwood
                                Maleti (Mary Lee McClure)


     old man
     sitting by driftwood fire
             -cooling embers
                                        jean king


  frozen driftwood
  suspended
  above
  the icy current
                           Hilary Tann


     An ancient storm of
     curling waves in the
     silk-white driftwood
                                        Margarita Drozdoff


        what did you see
        trapped in the driftwood?
        silent walk home
                                    Dan Medakovic   


   myriad shapes--
   pieces of driftwood
   and cloud formations
                                     Cindy Bene


       in a corner
       driftwood the shape
       of waves
                      Doug Sherman


  driftwood, knot here
  knot there, the eyes
  for the monkey
                           (c)8-23-1997 by Wendy C. Bialek


        after a night
        in her dewy garden--
        I envy the driftwood
                                          Charlie Rossiter


  meteor shower
  sparks rise from our driftwood fire
  the still lake flashes
                                     R. Marie Stutts


       flowers growing
       in driftwood garden
       butterflies haven
                                    DeeDee


          this morning
          even dew covered
          driftwood only driftwood
                                                    Steven D. Skowronski


  half closed eyes and
  dreamy voice she tells
  a driftwood story
                               --omeric


       the fisherman's new cottage
       in the mountains--
       driftwood as a doorstop
                                              Michael Dylan Welch


    fingers of driftwood
    reach shoreward,
    sweeping ebb tide
                                  Peg Lowmiller
                                                               


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