fork

(11/9, 1997)


FIRST PLACE


       fork prints
       in the pie crust
       growing fatter in the oven
                                                  Carolyne


SECOND PLACE


      speaking of Satan
      the preacher stabs at the air
      with his salad fork
                                    Charles P. Trumbull 


      pausing to listen
      where the path forks
      bobwhites calling
                                   Ferris


THIRD PLACE


     drifting
     on the north fork
     a roar ahead
                         Maleti (Mary Lee McClure)


             summer day --
             grandma marks the cookies
                    with a fork
                                      - acm


BELOW THIRD PLACE


      his fork, her spoon     
      sharing the last piece
      of mincemeat pie
                                  Peg Lowmiller 


         forked lightening
         out over the ocean
         her warm fingers
                                     paul m


            early work
            the farmer's pitchfork
            stabs the moon
                                     -willard


                  fork in the road
                  japanese maple
                  points the way
                                          -- roberta beary


         family dinner -
         feeling the point of the fork
         with every word
                                    Mark Alan Osterhaus


   where the road forks
   a hand painted sign
   ' witnesses wanted '
                                   Joann


         mountain biker's glove
         found at the trail fork
         points uphill
                              ken kuniyuki


              water rushing
              past the river fork..
              a stranded cat
                                      Carolyn


                      fork in the road
                              I take
                      either          one
                                               Tom Genovese


          making pies
          Mama uses a fork
          to crimp the crust
                                        Patricia A. Laurent


               sleeping squirrel -
               tail hangs
               from the tree fork
                                             Harry


                    plastic forks' teeth
                    from the sandcastle wall
                    washing out to sea
                                                  -Noor


   frost on window panes
   fork full of pumpkin pie
   hearth and heart are warm
                                              soji


        rainy Halloween
        fork-stirred pumpkin seeds
        steaming in the oven
                                          ~Francine Porad


               in the restaurant
               a couple argue...
                    spaghetti on her fork
                                                       Hugh Waterhouse


  at the fork
  arrows point towards dead-end street
       -expired yard-sale sign
                                                          Copyright 11/4/1997 by Wendy C. Bialek


         doorbell rings
         the devil and his fork
         pitching for a treat
                                         DeeDee


              garden treasure hunt
              turning the earth with a pitch fork
              sweet potatoes for roasting
                                                             Marie


                     fork of the road
                     a woman contemplates
                     which path to take
                                                   Cindy Bene

                                                               


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