winter solstice

(12/20, 1998)

First Place 


   winter solstice
   headlights
   in both directions
                      -willard


Second Place 


   winter solstice
   the song sparrow
   between songs
                  Rob Krevitz


Third Place 


   winter solstice
   the mall santa's beard
   slightly askew
                     Ferris

   
BELOW Third PLACE 
winter solstice -
the bright flame
of a white candle
                  Alison Williams

        winter solstice
        at dawn the rattle
        of oak leaves
                       Dennis H. Dutton


           winter solstice --
           talking our life stories
           into morning
                         roberta beary


               winter solstice -
               ripples at the water's edge
               rebound
                           hilary tann


                   winter solstice;
                   sky and snowclad fields
                   in all shades of blue
                                          tormod aagaard

  two crows glide
  over a single bare ash-
  winter solstice
                   Joseph Kirschner


     winter solstice -
     under bare grape vines
     the empty blue skins
                           Harold


        winter solstice
        on the ice rim a gull
        sips from the lake
                             Joann


            drawn in by the lights
            of the neighborhood tavern --
            winter solstice
                               Charles Trumbull


                 on the cruise ship
                 she jogs another lap
                  -winter solstice
                                   jean king


                      winter solstice
                      my first arrow strikes
                      low in the target
                                         Pardee


                          winter solstice
                          following hoofprints
                          across an icy creek
                                               paul m


   winter solstice
   my dead mother's sorrow
   in a dark dream
                     Timothy Russell


        Winter solstice -
        and no markers to lead me
        on the way home
                           Horst Ludwig


             winter solstice...
             just around the corner
             should be summer
                               Jon Leask


                 Thin light
                 long deep shadows
                 Winter Solstice
                                  -Rusty Scalf


                      winter solstice
                      the hyacint bulbs
                      sprouting already
                                          Max Verhart


   winter solstice
   shorten shadows -
   bringing new life
                       emile molhuysen


       with the dawn, shadows
       on the sundial reappear --
       winter solstice
                         Betty


            winter solstice
            two-person fish boat
            arrives at sunset
                                bill lerz 


                 winter solstice -
                 even on her deathbed, she
                 rips away my son

                  copyright 12/15/1998 by Wendy C. Bialek


                                                    


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