narcissus

(1/23/00)

_________First Place__________


frost at dawn 
a white narcissus 
tinged with gold 

Alison Williams
  
 ________Second Place________


narcissus ~
the fragrance of one blossom
fills the room

elsie



 _________Third Place________
    

leaning
towards the pane -
narcissus

Allan Dystrup


heads bent
at the water's edge
- wild narcissus

hilary tann
_________Below Third Place________
dusk
the narcissus
remains white

Max Verhart

the narcissus
we planted together
bloom anyway

gary steinberg
 
narcissus
instantly
I am ten again

Linda Robeck

city slum-
in a red window box
a single narcissus

Sue
 
tea ceremony -
fragrance from narcissi
wafts in the steam

Susumu Takiguchi

grandma's bedroom-
the silk narcissus
smells of linament

DeVar

through the snow crust
our first narcissus --
your taxi waiting

Joanna Preston

narcissus
in your yellow nodding
the breeze, the breeze

paul conneally
 
paper-white narcissus-
    a snowbird peers into the florist's window

Marlene Egger

in the silhouette
of the narcissus
is your memory

peigi

early bloom -
this narcissus
gives more than itself

Earl Keener

 
church crying room
toddler pinches a ladybug
from the narcissus

Tim
 
done watering
drops of sunlight
still on the narcissus

Yu Chang

thirsty butterfly
drinking from the yellow cups
of narcissus

Cindy Tebo
 
moonshine -
a sole narcissus
reflects in the pond

Tore Sverredal
 
winter sun
stalks of narcissi break through
the wet leaves

ito

narcissus blooming
down in the city park --
no one notices

Elaine Cleveland

threatened miscarriage ~
spring unfurls the petals of
the first narcissus

Heather Madrone
 
rock garden-
dormant narcissus
awake with spring

Tiana Jackson
 
White narcissi.
The girl smiles returning
with the change.

Horst Ludwig

quiet morning
still in a humble bow
narcissus' frail heads

emile molhuysen

table talk
a little higher
narcissus

copyright 1/18/2000 by Wendy C. Bialek 

 
lingering scents
a tray of perfume bottles
one narcissus bulb

Betty
 

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