cliff

(10/25, 1997)

FIRST PLACE


       rising up the cliff
       with the morning fog-
       a pale sun
                       neca


SECOND PLACE


      evening campfire--
      shadow Hopi dance on
      the sandstone cliff
                                     Martin Murillo


THIRD PLACE


     cool updrafts 
     from the cliff face
     through my spread toes
                                            Noor Singh Khasla


BELOW THIRD PLACE


       sunset reddens
       the mouth
       of the cliff dwellers cave
                                                 Joann


            cliffs at Bandelier --
            a wisp of juniper smoke
            from down the canyon
                                                Charles Trumbull


                 granite cliffs --
                         two swallows scold us
                         as we climb
                                            -acm


                          still lake...
                             a boy swims
                             down the cliff
                                                    Hugh Waterhouse


     peering over the cliff edge
     the hang glider
     tightens his chin strap
                                          ken kuniyuki


           edge of the cliff
           two teenagers hold hands
           with their mother
                                        Jeanne Cassler


                    a maidenhair fern
                    nearly hidden in the crack -
                    Yosemite cliff
                                             >N<


                            a tidal pool
                            at the base of the cliff -
                            honeymooners
                                                    Laura Young


                   moored between 
                   snow topped cliffs
                   galleon moon
                                         roberta beary


          rounding the curve--
          between highway and cliff
          rhododendron
                                 ^^shang-ti  971019 


   at cliff's edge
   wide-eyed watching the sea -
   returning whales
                              Ferris


         airplane flying
         above the snow covered cliff
         horns beeping below
                                           DeeDee 


              the sound of the sea 
              somewhere down the white cliffs
              veiled in morning mist
                                                   Fred


                       poised
                       at the edge of the cliff
                       the wind calling
                                                 Carolyn

   low cliffs at high tide
   seal pups borne
   away
                      -willard


               at sunset
               another layer of rock -
               desert cliffs
                                    Harold Bowes


   way below a sandstone cliff
   the stream's soft bank
   crumbles
                  Mark Alan Osterhaus


            bald eagle
            at cliff's crest
            watching sunset
                                      Cindy Bene


                   gulls sail on the updrafts,
                   almost stationary-
                   sea cliffs
                                   Peg Lowmiller


                             Hot Wheels racing
                             over the plastic cliff, wins
                             a hardy tot snort
                                                          ~lee

      ice chipping echoes 
      hands hold frozen to the cliff
      tubular bells cling 
                                    copyright 10-21-1997 
                                    by Wendy C. Bialek

                                                               


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