spring break

(3/29, 1998)

 

 

First Place 


   spring break --
   ripples chasing the breeze
   across the pond
                    Donald McLeod


Second Place 


   erasing
   the sandpipers' tracks,
   spring breakers
                  Tom Genovese


Third Place 


   closing her wings
   the white butterfly
   - a spring break
                    emile molhuysen


   spring break-
   reading the stock market
   by the jasmine trellis
                          Carolyne


BELOW THIRD PLACE 


     spring break -
     the shadow of the moon
     on the lake bottom
                        norm jensen


         house painters smoke
         behind the scaffolding--
          spring break
                       Tom Williams


            spring break--
            watching grandmother
            staring at nothing
                               Kate Cassidy


                 spring break -
                 wave of glittering grunion
                 on the dark beach
                                    bill lerz


   studying 
   road maps
        - spring break
                      doris kasson


       spring break --
       street vendors
       closing early
                     AC Missias


          spring break:
          mother welcomes me home
          with a list of chores
                                   Charles Trumbull


               spring break--
               moving down the beach
               the smell of beer
                                 neca


                      on the porch rail
                      licking her fur
                      spring break
                                   ebj


   spring break -
   waking to a chorus
   of lawnmowers
                 Matt


     jazz singer wails
     in the empty coffeehouse-
     spring break
                  Joe Kirschner


        a styrofoam cup
        rides the wave's glassy curl -
        spring break
                     Ferris


            nary a space
            'tween bodies on beach --
            it's time for "spring break" 
                                         Betty


                   not stopping
                   for spring break...
                    building magpies
                                     Hugh Waterhouse


   Her spring break visit--
   bachelor's room smells of soap
   and disinfectant.
                    Mark Lenker


     spring break-
     she mails me a portion
     of the Mexican Gulf
                         Joann


        spring break -
        time-released students
        cut wet in the wild

   copyright 3/24/1998 by Wendy C. Bialek
                                                       


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