sick/ill

(12/20, 1998)

First Place 


   bedroom window
   closed against the lilacs
   morning sickness
                       Rob Krevitz 


Second Place 


   home sick
   limp eucalyptus leaves
   dripping with rain
                       paul m


Third Place 


   sick in bed
   needles of rain between
   me and the pines
                      Alasdair Paterson

   
BELOW Third PLACE 


   pruning
   the rose garden
   during her last illness
                            hilary tann


      sick with cancer
      lying in the bed
      he built last year
                          Dennis H. Dutton


         breathing in
         my father's illness
         on his birthday
                          Timothy Russell


           in the December sun
           coughing,
           even my shadow looks sick
                                      ==Leanne


                tangled sheets -
                the restlessness of illness
                in the quiet night
                                    Alison Williams


                   the cycling vicar
                   enjoying the sunshine
                   visiting the sick
                                        Max Verhart


                      on her sickbed;
                      the sway of lights outside
                      on the passing floats
                                             Joseph Kirschner


   hospice windowsil -
   a parient nurses
   a sick poinsettia
                     jean king


      show biz collie
      in the sick children's ward
      every hand gets licked
                              Ferris


         final illness
         the first snow
         doesn't stick
                       -willard


            sickness --
            black and white bathroom tiles
            become shades of gray
                                   - hortensia anderson


             ill in a hotel:
             the elevator chime
             rings rings rings
                                Charles Trumbull


                the beached ill whale
                rescued and returned
                to the sea
                              Betty


                    old and sick in bed --
                    young child brings the sun
                    mirror from other side
                                            emile molhuysen


                        sick in bed -
                        origami microbes march from
                        crumpled Kleenex

                         copyright 12/14/1998 by Wendy C. Bialek


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