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(4/4/99)

First Place 


   after the home run -
   searching
   for his father's face
                          doris kasson


Second Place 


   searching for seeds
   how far the sparrow
   scatters leaves
                     Joann


Third Place 


   so still -
         a crane
                searching for minnows
                                        jaloe


Below Third Place


   searching her face
     for signs
       of him
                cr
searching for her glasses
on the mottled counterpane
- my mother's hands
                           hilary tann

   
searching the sky
for the Seven Sisters
scent of wisteria
                    paul m.


summer heat
the bees and I 
searching the clover
                      Hugh Waterhouse


on television 
they search 
our woods
           -willard


hazy moon -
searching for my shadow
on the empty beach
                    Yu Chang


a barn owl
searches the night
for its prey
                Patricia A. Laurent


spring sale -
searching forherinamaze
of lingerie
                -ito


ivy tendrils
search the stone wall . . .
cracks
              Joseph Kirschner


honey for breakfast
outside a bee searches 
the flowers
               Alison Williams


in fell trees
a migrant searches for
its old nest
              Martin Ding


again and again
my tongue searches
that aching tooth
                   Maleti (Mary Lee McClure)


I search
for my identity
I find a headstone
                     Betty


low crescent moon - 
searching deep into pockets 
last Spring's haiku

copyright 3/23/1999 by Wendy C. Bialek


searching for his umbrella
he remembers
the seventh commandment...
                              Sue


Searching all day long
for the perfect word or line --
there ain't no such thing
                            Elaine Cleveland


Q & A:
'What's it all about?'
'Search me.'
               dennis h dutton


old couple watches
the news from their homeland
searching ... searching
                         Charles Trumbull


noon heat
my shadow searches shelter
under my feet
                  Max Verhart


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