indian summer

(11/14/99)

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brushing leaves
from the garden chair -
Indian summer

john.
  
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Indian Summer -
the widower adjusts
his boutonniere

hilary tann


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Indian Summer -
a few new blooms
on the morning glory

penny
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Indian summer -
a drift of leaves stalled
in the asters


Earl Keener

Indian summer
   the shadow of a grasshopper
   leaps behind me

jen

Indian Summer-
from beyond the river
the scent of woodsmoke

Sue

indian summer
long shadow of a child
at the river's edge

susan bond

Indian summer
my children fresh from outdoors
carrying its scent

Marjorie Buettner

among the trees,
playing hide and seek --
Indian Summer

Betty

indian summer -
the dirt that clung to the spade
falls away

Harold
  
Indian summer,
a few wrong-headed dandelions
in the empty lot

Timothy Russell

indian summer
the little girl next door
turns forty today

arkady elterman

  
indian summer
red poison oak climbs
the bare trees

Heather Madrone

  
indian summer
how the black horse trots
across the corral

Joann

a ladybug
crawls near the pumpkin...
Indian summer

Elbert Pruitt

Indian summer ~
each morning
that last leaf

John Bird 
  
Indian summer
unpacking winter clothes
in t-shirt and shorts

Hazel

  
Indian summer-
a yellow leaf still clings
to my windshield

Yu Chang

shirtless joggers
through a steady fall of leaves:
Indian summer

Joe Kirschner

  
indian summer
on the reservation the grass
has grown another inch

Bob Spicer

  
a colored pheasant
skims low over a brown field
Indian summer

don socha

indian summer night
old toes feel happy
around the bonfire

Emile Molhuysen
  
indian summer
grandmother's grey hair
warming her hands

pam 

indian summer
the insects return
on the windshield

soji

  
indian summer
on the pavement people read
each other's T-shirt

Max Verhart

  
Indian summer:
the tails of the squirrels
bushier

Charles Trumbull

  
indian summer
sun shower
the sound of dry leaves

rj scott

  
Indian summer
squirrel digging
at wnter's edge

peigi

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