First Place summer rain -- on top of the sheets we lie without touching AC Missias Second Place Rumpled sheets - all around us folds of sunlight and shadow Margarita Third Place coffeehouse poet caught by the rain- a blank sheet of paper Joseph Kirschner spring cottage pulling white sheets from the furniture paul m BELOW THIRD PLACE laundry day - two children folding themselves into the sheets Donald McLeod the whisper of falling plum petals against drying sheets Harold washing sheets by the river -a parade of ducks Carolyne late evening - my father's hands play faded sheet music hilary tann spring winds caress the old piano, music sheets drift to the floor Peg Lowmiller first light through the sheets one bird's song Mark Alan Osterhaus her scent in the tangled bed sheets - cherry blossom morning Tom Genovese slow breathing behind a wrinkled sheet the cat stalks her toes Paul MacNeil flannel sheets and twilight birdsongs ...one moment more ebj beaver skins a sheet of birch bark grips the canoe -willard amid the jumble of tangled sheets- watching you sleep sue sheets of rain curve in the wind - winter storm -ito winter sheets colder than ever now she's gone andy after the storm she reads his letter -sheets of ice jean king sheeting in the jib - the bow wave gurgle growing Glen L. Keener sheet angel-- your outline in bed remaining Tom Williams at her bedside -- looking over the sheet where once a breast was copyright 4/21/1998 by Wendy C. Bialek flannel sheets replaced by cotton percale-- spring cleaning Cindy Bene seedbed sheets... fields of white gauze quiet under the moon Ferris sheet after sheet of love poems in the spring gale Kris Kondo airing the bedlinen; the spring rain falls in sheets Charles Trumbull sheets of spring rain - - wet shoppers scrambling for the only cab bill lerz strong spring gust clean sheets entangled in the bushes Amanda McDevitt rumpled sheets -- children bouncing their trampoline Betty
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