mirror

(5/30/99)

_________First Place__________

cracked mirror
a tiny spider
disappears

tina
   
 ________Second Place________

two mirrors-
checking out
his bald spot

ebj


summer evening -
a gannet dives into
its mirror image

hilary tann


 _________Third Place_________

cracked mirror -
another line
across my face

doris kasson


hitchhiker -
mirrored in her shades
a stop sign

Harold
_________Below Third Place________
a sudden startle -
the tiny kitten hisses 
at her mirrored self 

hortensia anderson



in her mirror
she always sees
another face

Lisa Charles


     my mother's eyes
         in the mirror
my daughter's crooked smile

Kate MacQueen



morning light
after washing her face
she wipes the mirror

Alison Williams



sharing a mirror --
lipstick
and shaving cream

Betty


on the salt flats -
mirrored evening sun 
rising slowly

john.


in my rearview mirror
watching the squirrel
safely cross

Joann



rain drops streak across
the window, mirrored by 
a tear across her face

Michael Hawthorne


smooth lake
mirroring the sun
a bass leaps

Ferris


river“ mirror calm-
pelican“ landing
shatters the reflections

Sue


mirror lake
two herons flying low
one upside down

bill lerz


summer night
the moon in the mirror
has my eyes

Carla Sari


antique shop
still smiling in the shaving mirror
Buddha's face

copyright 5/23/1999 by Wendy C. Bialek



within the mirror
my grandfather's face
and my shadow

Don Wharram


mirrored
in the mother's eyes
her baby's smile

Jaloe


on both sides
of the mirror a toast
to himself

Max Verhart


old face 
reflected in mirror
both cracked

emile molhuysen


My littlest daughter
signals me with her mirror
it is spring outside

Horst Ludwig


Transcendentalist--
in the mirror his navel
gazing back at him.

dennis h. dutton


misty lake reflects
trees, boats, people, birds, sky, clouds --
mirror images

Elaine Cleveland 

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