phone

(9/19/99)

_________First Place__________


hearing it
over the phone -
her smile

Alison Williams
 ________Second Place________


after arguing
the heaviness of the phone
in my hand

Marjorie Buettner


 _________Third Place_________
    

dusk
sparrows begin to gather
on the telephone wire

dennis h dutton
_________Below Third Place________
with her
in the hot tub
on the phone

Charlie Rossiter

end of summer
at the mountain retreat
a phone keeps ringing

Yu Chang

telephone wires--
the gray sprint
of spring squirrels

Cindy Tebo

on the mouthpiece
of her telephone-
a lipstick kiss

Sue 

The evening bus;
a loud choir of
the mobile phones.

jjs

alone in the alley
a man starts laughing
into his cell phone

arkady elterman
  
across the water
above the shoreline mist
telephone wires

Don Wharram

  
on the cell phone
on the freeway
a clown makes up

Peggy

  
nose to tail
two squirrels play tag
around the telephone pole

Jaloe

  
sparrows line up
on the telephone wire --
notes against the sky

Elaine Cleveland

Autumnal dawn.
The neighbor's phone is ringing
again and again.

Horst Ludwig

summer vacation -
my collie listens to
the answer-phone

hilary tann
  
the phone plays
air on a g-string -
again and again

john

  
weathered wood
a brown creeper blends
into the phone pole

Joann

the rotary phone--
this strange familiar feeling
dialing your number

ebj

  
the sheriff
phones me first
- prom night

doris kasson

  
Waiting
for the phone to ring -
mind tricks.

:Degasian

a flock of doves
perched on the phone lines
the setting sun

bill lerz
  
the telephone breaks
the early morning silence~
my heart knows he's dead

Gary Steinberg

a flock of sparrows
landing on the phone line-
dah-dah dit-dit-dit...

john bird

  
down the block
a telephone rings and rings --
the cicadas

Charles Trumbull

  
two empty cans
thread tight between them
my first phone

Emile Molhuysen

she's got radio,
television, telephone
and loneliness

Max Verhart

lost in the movie --
that phone in her handbag
starts ringing!

Betty


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