woods/forest

(10/17/99)

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deep in the woods -
all the shadows bend
toward home

Harold
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in the woods
the sound of leaves
on leaves

john.


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sudden chill -
along the forest floor
the rattle of leaves

penny greenwell
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autumn woods
a scent of wet leaves
fills the air

susan bond


only spot of color
in the winter forest
a woodcutter’s tag

Charles Trumbull


a one year old
at dads birthday party
a forest of legs 

paul conneally

deep in the forest
the sound of pine needles
falling to the ground

gary steinberg

october dusk
the woods release
a herd of deer

-willard

ravens silent in the dawn woods watching Sandra Fuhringer

Departing autumn;
deep in an old growth forest --
the echo of hoofbeats.

an'ya

the pine trees too
in perfect rows
- urban forest

doris kasson

lost
in the woods
sunlight

Linda Robeck


from the depths
of the foggy forest -
a train whistle

Tore Sverredal

forest fire sunrise a little redder this morning DeVar
autumn woods -
fungi growing on 
the old log

elsie

in an old forest
snow covered branches
bowing for their Creator

emile molhuysen

brown-floored woods . . .
only when they stir
the peahen and her chicks

Peggy

dappled sunlight
on the forest floor
saplings

-ito

the goat stops chewing -
we listen to last bird talk
at the forest's edge

visnja

autumn wind
in the field of blackberries
gone to forest

Timothy Russell

scattered
bird songs
in forest

peigi

football and clapping
from inside the trailer
at the edge of the woods

don socha

October's full moon -
in the woods
first winter shadows

Edward

driving through the woods
Autumn sun painting the trees --
still life

Elaine Cleveland

taking shape a new path in the woods golden leaves Robert
less ghostly
at the forest's edge
- Indian Pipe

hilary tann

 
a subdued rustle
approaches through the bare wood
- and then it rains

Max Verhart

chill breeze
swirls through the forest
leaves tremble

soji

Autumnal forest -
the brown laughter of her eyes
accompanies me

Horst Ludwig


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