scent

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First Place 


   for a moment
   on the subway car -
   her scent
               norm jensen


Second Place 


   rising
   before the rooster's crow
    -the scent of biscuits
                            jean king


Third Place 


   island hillside
   the scent of oregano
   after the squall
                     Dennis H. Dutton


   
BELOW Third PLACE 
scent of perfume -
viewers gathered in front of
a lilac still life
                    Tim Happel


   midnight service-
   the scent of lemon polish
   and damp coats
                    Sue


     this morning
     on the dog
     her perfume
                  paul m
  

         only
         before dawn,
         this scent
                      Rob Krevitz 


             bare branches -
             after the morning thaw
             scent of damp earth
                                   Harold


touching herself
in the mirror and then --
scent of narcissus
                     - hortensia anderson


   a humid night
   the scent of jasmine
   on the porch
                 Patricia A. Laurent


     morning after -
     the scent of last night
     on my clothes
                      Matt


       cool dark
       under the forest trees
       scent of ferns
                        kim hodges


          Christmas eve -
          the scent of crushed pine needles
          on the porch steps
                               hilary tann


              walking to school
              the smell
              of the chinese laundry
                                     -willard


                  bath and body shop
                  the scent of green apples
                  by the open door
                                    Carolyne


lilacs and tortillas
scents on an evening stroll
                             Joe Kirschner


    lavender scent
    a little stronger
    in the morning
                    rien


       the scent
       of a new ream of paper
       plum trees in bloom
                             Charles Trumbull


          out of the kitchen
          into the world of romance
          scent of vanilla
                           Betty


            the lingering scent
            of cedar and musky rose
            wedding treasures
                                Don Wharram


                  winter dawn
                  a scent of fruit and berries
                  in the birdseed blend
                                          Joann


summers without joy
in alabaster chambers
lonely lies your scent
                         c. procko


   florist shop
   rainbow of roses --
   not a single scent
                         Elaine Cleveland


      scent of dried apples
      omnipresent in the house
      my grandmother's hands
                              Ted M. Zachwieja


        from pig pen
        to holiday kitchen-
        cloven scent
                       R. W. Richardson {c. 12-28-98}


           scent of another woman
           disguise well or it
           will bring cold nights
                                  emile molhuysen


             first snow
             scent of a new year
             coming

           copyright 12/24/1998 by Wendy C. Bialek


               as the candle-flame dies
               bluish grey smoke coils upward -
               an ancient scent
                                 Max Verhart
   


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