stairs

(11/1, 1998)

First Place 


   cliff pueblo -
   the concave middle
   of each stair
                   Paul MacNeil


Second Place 


   climbing the stairs
   to see it more clearly:
   the Milky Way
                   Charles Trumbull


Third Place 


   with help
   the rag doll climbs
   the stairs
                Hugh Waterhouse

   
BELOW THIRD PLACE 


   creaking stair -
   the realtor's voice
   grows louder
                   doris kasson


        climbing through
        the fire-escape stairs
        ivy's red leaves
                           Harold


           pictures on the wall
           climbing the stairs
           the family grows
                               Betty


               sunlit stone steps --
               the book in his lap
               forgotten
               !
                          -acm


                    snowed in -
                    on the stair to the bedroom
                    a drift of negligee
                                         jean king


                         between climbing stairs
                         an old man
                         looks at his gold ring
                                                  roberta beary


   father pausing
   on a bottom stair
   winter sun
                 paul m


       stone stairs
       in between the cracks
       deepening shadows
                         Carolyne


           climbing stairs barefoot
           she finds the warm spot
           where a cat lay
                             Ferris


                home after the x-rays
                shadows
                at the top of the stairs
                                          Alasdair Paterson


                    "lion" on the stairs
                    waits to pounce -
                    unsuspecting feet
                                       Peg Lowmiller


                        old cottage -
                        painting a stripe of peach
                        up the stairs
                                        Alison Williams


    on his diapered bum
    down the stairs
    one by one
                   Joann


        she waits
        at the bottom of the stairs
        rolling pin in hand
                             Sue


            Harvest Moon--
            spiral staircase casting
            angular shadows
                             tom williams


                 closing doors
                 the elevator repairman
                 takes the stairs
                                   -willard


                      too many stairs
                      to seriously consider-
                      a new baby!
                                    Rob Krevitz


                          since you left-
                          empty stares
                          on empty stairs
                                            R. W. Richardson {c 10-12-98} 


   somehow
   stairs rising to our room
   shorter tonight
                   soji


     fallen leaves
     slowly climbing the stairs
     old woman
                  -kujira


        final step
        of the stairs
        kindling for the stove
                                 Dennis H. Dutton


           each passing decade
           yet another flight higher
           stairway to Heaven
                                ~cindy bene


               what still-life tilts
               across sinking steps
               volumes of Poe

           copyright 10/25/1998 by Wendy C. Bialek


                    my secret place
                    hidden beneath the landing
                    mystic space
                                   Don Wharram


                         pace up and down
                         old cellar stairs
                         found gran's playthings
                                                   Emile Molhuysen


                                                     


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