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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