spring rain

(4/26, 1998)

First Place 


   each twig
     a rivulet -
       spring rain
                    hilary tann


Second Place 


   light spring rain -
   the blind man
   takes off his hat
                     Donald McLeod


Third Place 


   spring rain~
   sparrow and I
   share the porch
                   soji


BELOW THIRD PLACE 


   spring rain
   falling deeper
   in the mallard's wake
                         Joann


     spring rain...
     a bright red umbrella
     weaves through the crowd
                               tina


        spring rain -
        a puddle full
        of coatless boys
                          Jeanne Emrich


           dairy cows
           shift their weight
           spring rain
                        paul m


                 drop of spring rain -
                 the spider's web
                 bounces back
                               Ferris


   spring rain
   the smell of earthworms
   and wet pavement
                    Nancy Torok


      spring rain
      open for business
      the birdbath
                   -willard


           her tears
           after the birth -
           spring rain
                        Tom Genovese


                 after spring rain
                 magnolia petals clinging
                 to the granite steps
                                       Hazel


   spring rain
   the seeds of winter weeds
   spread along the ditch
                           Paul MacNeil


      spring rain --
      above the dam
      almost silence
                      jen


        cucumbers
        glisten in the field
        spring rain
                     Patricia A. Laurent


             spring rain --
             drifts of dogwood petals
             around the tulips
                                AC Missias


                 spring rain
                 leaves and confetti
                 stuck to wet steps
                                     Stuart Quine


    a spring rain
    floods the woods
    with violets
                  Pardee


        at the playground
        coursing down the slide-
        spring rain
                     neca


            daybreak
            topping the pond
            spring rain
                         Mark Alan Osterhaus


                after spring rain
                a puppy shakes dry
                and care free
                               andy


   After spring rain
   Honeysuckles now smelling
   like honeysuckles
                      Amanda McDevitt


     that low spot in the field
     filled with Canadian geese
     and spring rain
                      Cindy Bene


        sitting in traffic --
        swish -- swash -- swish -- swash --
        sudden spring rain
                            Betty


           in the jacuzzi
           burial of flies
           first spring rain
                              kate.cassidy@n2english.com


              sheets of spring rain - -
              wet shoppers scrambling
              for the only cab
                                bill lerz


   long-legged blonde
   face-to-face through the glass door --
   spring rain
                Charles Trumbull


     Spring rain
     on a colt's back --
     splotches
 copyright 4/21/1998 by Wendy C. Bialek


        gentle spring rain
        not feeling like bad weather
        even a little bit
                          Tom Williams

                                                       


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