New Year

(1/26, 1997)

FIRST PLACE


   new year's day
   behind the dusty jars
   a broken cocoon

                            Marco Fraticelli


SECOND PLACE

  pulling at cobwebs
    stuck to the broom -
  New Year's Resolutions

                                     Doris Kasson



THIRD PLACE


  New Year's morning
  finding three green olives
  in my shoe

                   Ferris
 
    
BELOW Third PLACE


  new year
  the kanji on the rice paper
  still wet

                 Yu Chang


 New Year's dawn
 between the withered leaves
 a lone jonquil

                      Neca


     a chance meeting
     with an old friend
     these new year skies

                                     Sue Stanford 


 new year lamb
 mama's belly
 your sky

               Lee Lawton 


   the New Year ahead...
   up from the iron pan
   yesterday's ginger

                               Laura Young


  sunlight fills
  the diary's blank page
  ...new year's day

                           --roberta beary 


     New Year's Day...
     last night's quarrel
     still not resolved

                                Charles Trumbull


   New Year's Day -
   the grey squirrel content
   in last year's nest

                               Jeanne Emrich


 New Year ritual:
 seven candles for loved ones--
 lighting the last first

                                   Elizabeth St. Jacques


       new year's day
       the calendar
       so neat

                   jk


 my little grandson
 unaware of New Year's Day
 hums a Christmas Song

                                    fred flohr


   New Years day
   pedaling dawn streets
   all to myself

                       -Michael Rubey


      almost New Year-
      bubbles of ditchgasses
      caught in ice

                           Arnold Vermeeren 


   frosted stiff
   this New Year's azalea-
   will it bloom in spring?

                                       Paul MacNeil


     in silence
     between words
     the new year and the old

                                          zuiho


 New Year's storm
 the tree's frozen drips
 pointing skyward

                           ~Francine Porad


     New Year sprout
     cracks clay and ice
     running from the tuber's eye

                                                Ed Shaheen 


   New Years
   a cotton white snowfall
   blankets the day

                            --Susan

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