First Place squeaking softly in the southern wind an empty birdcage Jon Leask Second Place holding a pile of small bones-- the rusted cage neca Third Place caged bird singing with sparrows in my yard Kate Teresa Cassidy BELOW THIRD PLACE behind bamboo bars the silent cricket norm jensen entangled in a cage of branches pearly spring moon sue latching the gate on the cricket's cage - dandelion stem Harold Sunlight through the blinds - on the office wall the bars of a shadow cage Margarita lioness pacing a pigeon's shadow inside the cage paul m shadows and light stippling emerald curves... the boa's cage Ferris children catch another cricket - the glass jar Ian Tiny caged cricket would your sweet voice return if I set you free? soji an open window a parrot stares out from the cage Matt three hounds asleep in separate cages - a hunter's pickup Paul MacNeil overripe tomatoes - staining the redwood cage Mark Osterhaus beside his cage- a placard explaining the hawk's blind eye Joann cage in his hands old man and young bird singing same melody emile molhuysen monkey cage young boy swings from his father's arms Carolyne he smiles with regret caged by the vows he once held sacred Carolyn my thoughts in the zendo - caged birds singing Tom Genovese toys in a corner, remembrances of childhood... caged in cobwebs Betty parakeet cage in the storage shed -- a dead spider Charles Trumbull spring shut-ins - - grandma and the caged canary singing cheery songs bill lerz small stone Buddha overturned near water dish in parrot's cage Tom Williams 0 0 o 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 O O 0 ////\\\\\ 0 ///////\\\\ 0 /bamboo cage\ 0 |||||//|||| 0 where the mirror hangs 0 |||||///||||| 0 a songbird sways 0 ||||||||||||| 0 copyright 5/4/1998 by Wendy C. Bialek
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