secret

(2/14/99)

First Place 


   low tide -
   children digging for secrets
   in the sand
                   doris kasson


   whispered secrets
   the ear of the drowsing cat
   twitches
                  - Linda Robeck


   at his wake 
   long kept
   secrets
                Betty


Second Place 


   oak saplings
   the squirrel digs
   a secret place
                   Paul MacNeil


Third Place 


   small town
   the cheerleader's secret
   starting to show
                       Donald McLeod


BELOW Third PLACE

winter woods ~
secret song of wind
and water
            Elsie Canfield
crisscrossing
his secret path -
snowmobile tracks
                    hilary tann


a secret admirer -
recognizing the roses
from our garden
                  paul m
open secret
a cluster of flies
on the bruised pear
                     yu chang
our initials
blurred by time or my eyes
that secret pine
                     ~tishang


under the blanket
sharing secrets
and giggles
              jaloe



young dinner guest
dishing up
her family secrets
                    Joann


iris blubs dormant -
spring color still secret, locked
beneath winter snow
                      Edward


two cans and a string
stretching across a backyard
 -whispered secrets
                      jean king


when the sun appears
from beyond these gray skies -
winter's dark secret
                        ebj


two young girls 
giggling in the rain --
always a secret
                 - hortensia anderson


arrowhead
sharing the secret place
with its maker
               dennis h. dutton


3:00 AM:
secret snowfall
says "Shhh..."
                 Douglas H. King


burnt out bulbs
in the ceiling light
secret shadows

copyright 2/4/1999 by Wendy C. Bialek


another day
secrets all around
as usual
            Max Verhart



what's the secret from 
that filled chocolate mouse
my dear valentine
                      Emile Molhuysen
soft curve of breast
disappears in red velvet
secrets intact                                   
                soji


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