school

(5/2/99)

_________First Place__________

deserted schoolyard
over the hopscotch
a sparrow hops

Max Verhart


sixeagergirls
 one  bench
Kenya school

SUE


 ________Second Place________

school bell's echo
a boy stops to watch
emerging ants

Ferris


 _________Third Place_________

all city school chorus
I hear
my daughter's voice

Betty
_________Below Third Place________
school playground -
a child watches
the children play

Alison Williams

country schoolyard-
between the bicycles
a pony grazes

Sue

under the bridge
nibbling bread crumbs -
a school of carp

Jaloe

a school of minnows -
slivers of silver
around my ankles

hortensia anderson

the next day
bells still ring
in the empty school 

DeVar Dahl


dancing-school waltz
the arm tighter
at her waist

Paul MacNeil

locked doors
  the school is
    open

Hugh Waterhouse


 mountain temple -
chattering school children 
plant trees and prayer flags

john

school library
self-help book
overdue

- Linda Robeck


school playground
by the basketball court
a pile of spring jackets

Edward

school lunchbox -
the other wives teach her
to make obento

hilary tann


mama
always a step ahead
 - home schooling

doris kasson


stone buildings
weathered in the hills,
the old school

Timothy Collinson

school - a place
for learning
to die?

Maleti (Mary Lee McClure)


nursery school-
the little girl cuddles
a baby doll

Yu Chang

first day of school
crayons and floorwax perfume
granddaughter's classroom

soji


school recess
laughter, play
and band aids

peigi


after school
run to the playground
15 minutes allowed fun

emile molhuysen



Slow on my way to
evening school.  Streetlights go on
one by one.

Horst Ludwig


stealing costumes
from my school's theatre--
tiptoe quickly!

-Michael Maiello.


no school
no baby carrier
replacing welcoming arms 

copyright 4/21/1999 by Wendy C. Bialek 

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