alone/lonely

(3/1, 1998)

 

 

First Place 


   alone at the party
   counting the eggs
   in the caviar
                       Carolyne


Second Place 


   fresh snowfall --
   a mourning dove sits alone
   atop the leaning fence
                                      AC Missias


Third Place 


   alone on the beach -
   an empty crab shell
   tumbling in the surf
                                   Tom Genovese


BELOW THIRD PLACE 


     
   camping alone
   the crackle of small sticks
   in the fire
                   jim kacian


         a spring walk alone-
         singing louder
         as the valley narrows
                                            Hugh Waterhouse


               alone on the gray river
               the sculler's
               white wake
                                 Joann


                    lonely evening -
                    she picks up the receiver
                    on the first ring
                                              Susan Bond


                          reading alone
                          by the dim porch light
                          soft thuds of beetles
                                                          Ferris
    

                               Alone,
                               each Perseid
                               falling
                                         Tom Williams


                                     solitary walk
                                     in a dark house
                                     a phone ringing
                                                              paul m


   How different your
   pillow in this morning light --
   waking alone
                        Steve Rys


          cold soup -
          chatting up
          the phone solicitor
                                       doris kasson


                alone in bed
                only raucous honks of geese
                flying overhead
                                          Cindy Bene


                      Ash Wednesday:
                      she sits in the family pew
                      alone
                               Charles Trumbull


                              mingling
                              with the baby's cry
                              her lonely song
                                                       neca


                                    winter sun
                                    last cigarette
                                    burns down
          
                    copyright 2/23/1998 by Wendy C. Bialek


   a father's day card
   gently placed on the tombstone
   the boy turns and leaves
                                           Marc S.


          old woman
          peers through the window -
          lonely eyes
                            norm jensen


                 all alone
                 in the blue sky
                 a hawk drifting
                                          kim


                          freed - the toy top spins
                          a smiling child plays in Spring
                          alone
                                   ebj


                               alone on the cold shore -
                               no smooth stones for memory beads,
                               just these broken shells
                                                                      -Noor


   alone in the sky
   the hawk drops
   a small dark piece
                               -willard


        alone on the beach . . .
                     the sand breathes
                                          after a wave
                                                              Donald McLeod


                alone
                under the street light
                starless night
                                      Patricia A. Laurent


                         at a table for two
                         he looks at his watch ~
                         C L O S E D
                                         Tina


                                   skipping rope
                                   a lonely girl
                                   skipping rope
                                                        Mark Alan Osterhaus


   Winter night -
   turning pages
   in the lonely warmth of my room
                                                         Margarita


           alone
           the old matriarch walks away from
           the elephant herd
                                        -ito


                      after the fire
                      wind in charred trees
                      sounding lonely
                                                Matt


                             alone -
                             lost in the deep woods
                             looking at his compass
                                                                 bill lerz

                                                        


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