balloons

(9/20, 1998)

First Place 


   finding
   the balloon-seller's head
   among the balloons
                      Hugh Waterhouse


Second Place 


   blowing balloons
   for the children's party -
   the old man
                norm jensen


Third Place 


   baby shower-
   she caresses
   her pink balloon
                     jean king

   
BELOW THIRD PLACE 


   one final twist
   of the balloon, and there--
   a dachsund!
                 Dennis H. Dutton


      blowing balloon
      your name on it
      larger & larger
                       Martin Ding


          smaller and smaller
          the boy watches the balloon
          in the gaping sky
                             -ito


              back at home
              from his angioplasty
              a balloon bouquet
                                 ebj


                  my infant daughter
                  reaches for the setting sun -
                  lost balloon
                                Tom Genovese


                       birthday balloons
                       hang from the ceiling fan
                       the cat's flicking tail
                                                Paul MacNeil


   low in the sky
   shades of the sunset
   hot air balloon
                     Alison


        yellow balloon
        balancing on the tip of a string
                                          Steven D. Skowronski


           september evening
           colorful balloons
           cotton candy
                         bill lerz


              hot air balloon
              we uncork a bottle
              of new wine
                          Carolyne


                  white wedding balloon
                  floats into the back yard -
                  full winter moon
                                    Tim Happel


                      balloon launch
                      not letting go
                      as we let go
                                    -willard


                           balloon tugs
                           at it's string
                           child tugs back
                                            soji


   standing in the crowd
   red balloon tied to his belt
   he waits for Mom
                     Betty


       all gray around -
       only one red balloon
       chased by a rascal
                          emile molhuysen


           Released balloons
           Fill sky with a rainbow
           Of floating freckles
                                  R. W. Richardson


               unscheduled eclipse
               setting sun over the lake
               child's lost red balloon
                                         Elaine Cleveland


                   detached balloon
                   drifts on
                   cry of the loon
                                     mgswartout 9/14/98


                        silence on the mesa . . .
                        with the whoosh of a gas jet
                        a balloon floats past
                                                Charles Trumbull


                            Autumn wind
                            Looks like the balloon spider
                            wound up on Saturn

                             copyright 9/11/1998 by Wendy C. Bialek


                                                     


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