glass

(12/21, 1997)


FIRST PLACE

bright moonlit night
on the glass building
other buildings
                         rdwms

SECOND PLACE

divorce papers-
reading the fine print
with a magnifying glass
                                      Carolyne

THIRD PLACE

a break in the clouds -
her wine glass
half-filled with rain
                                 Mark Alan Osterhaus


Broken glass -
on the pavement
scattered gleams of sunset
                                             Margarita

BELOW THIRD PLACE

her lipstick
on the empty wine glass -
smoldering yule log
                                 Tom Genovese
    
grandpop's cupboard-
brown rings in the bottom
of every glass
                        Joann
my crystal glass
ringing more sweetly
with each sip
                     Tak
  
glass icicles
reflecting the last embers
children's sleepy eyes
                                     Ferris

  

cheap whiskey
in a glass of new snow -
slow clouds
                   Paul MacNeil
  
in the museum-
the mammoth's glass eye
staring at nothing
                             dean delbene

in the glass votive
a flame
throwing shadows on the wall
                                                Cindy Zackowitz



swirls of frost
climb the window glass;
pink sunrise
                    Pardee
  
lipstick
on the glass ---
last night fading
                            Steve Rys

      

  
patio recess
the lost juice glass
found by ants
                      paul m

telling me
how you broke the glass...
your red lips
                     Hugh Waterhouse

  
still dazzling
in spite of the years
grandma's cut glass
                                 Maleti (Mary Lee McClure)
  
peacock leaping
       into himself
         on the mirrored glass
                                            Donald McLeod
  
first date
at a nearby bar
a glass of beer
                        Patricia A. Laurent


broken glass
mingled with wind blown snow
in the empty hall
                            Paul Blake


glass of bourbon
and a good book--
that's it
             Charlie Rossiter
  
unstained glass
his image
just the same
                      -willard
  
her necklace -
a drop of rain clinging
to a clear glass bead
                                   Harold
  
stale beer
at the pavement's edge
broken glass
                     hilary tann

spun glass ornaments
decorate the Christmas tree
Grandma's hand-me-downs
                                           Cindy Bene 
  
first snowfall
framed in glass window
- a new pageant
                          bill lerz
  
free blown glass vase
slightly imperfect
a rose
          ken kuniyuki

little children
with noses pressed on the glass
eyeing the puppies
                               DeeDee

forgetting the glass
young lovers toast and kiss --
wine stain on the sheets
                                        ~lee

on mirrored glass
in feathered crystals
her breath is etched

copyright 12/16/1997 by Wendy C. Bialek

                                                               


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