winter rain

(12/26/99)

_________First Place__________


damp socks
in front of the fire-
winter rain

DeVar
  
 ________Second Place________


winter rain
the dog stares
out the open door

-willard


Winter rain 
The old black coat
slowly crossing the icy street

helge



 _________Third Place________
    

So quietly
it falls from the pitch pine -
winter rain.

Penelope Greenwell
_________Below Third Place________
winter rain
the wet eyes of a child
wishing for snow

Cindy Tebo

  
the hiss
of the old steam pipe
winter rain

Yu Chang


winter rain
the streetlight
flickers on

Linda Robeck


winter rains..
an old tree swirls downriver
roots first

Carolyn
  
winter rain -
the roar a mountain stream
through the woods

elsie


winter rain -
the sky returns
to the melting pond

erk

on my windshield -
the sudden hush as
winter rain turns to snow

hilary tann

  
farm equipment
lined up for the auction -
winter rain

Joann


winter rain
the hedgerow drips
rosehips

Karen Lihou
  
clear sky
after the winter rain
        water sounds

ebj
  
winter rain
the sidewalk santa
a little more ragged

gary steinberg
  
Winter rain;
a rainbow lorikeet
fluffs out her feathers.

Sue


winter rain:
dawn breaks on the only car
in the parking lot

Charles Trumbull

  
sandals clapping
the old man sweeps the laundromat
winter rain

don socha
  
winter rain:
looking back at the stranger
with a walking stick

-Jim P.


finding beauty 
at the margins
winter rain

paul conneally
  
winter rain -
the bed in your absence
stone-cold

Marjorie Buettner
  
winter rain
the bum in the portico
takes another gulp

Max Verhart


winter rain
a troop of wild turkeys
in the sheep pasture

Timothy Russell

  
nimbus
around the moon 
the winter rain

Alison Williams
  
the holly tree
so bright
even in winter rain

Maleti
  
melted snow --
I find my lost path
winter rain

Betty
  
house lights
spill onto the road
winter rain

john


winter rain
each window a childs face
empty school yard

peigi

Walking by the church -
winter rain turning to ice
on the manger scene

Horst Ludwig

  
after winter rain
full moon
on the equinox

bill lerz
  
Gloomy Winter rain 
melts my snowy yard --
goodbye Snow Angels!
 
 Adriene Egger
  
mutants seek shelter
amid the ruins
nuclear winter rain

- Aleron
  
splattering waves
children's hand in winter rain
the gloomy puddle

emile molhuysen
  
winter rain
droplets suspended
on red maple branch
                              
soji


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