thaw

(2/27/00)

_________First Place__________


the stream-
icy silence thawing
into music

Barb Camp
 ________Second Place________


thaw
all icicles
weep

Max Verhart


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spring thaw
re-uniting a lost broom
with its handle

john
_________Below Third Place________
mud spots
on my stockings
- spring thaw

doris kasson

spring thaw
her hand
finds a warm spot

charlie

  
afternoon thaw--
the crow surveys
its island of grass

m. cross

  
morning thaw -
the herb garden 
softens into green

Alison Williams

spring thaw
a mallard pair glides 
the gray rim of lake

Joann

snow pillows falling 
softly from branches
mid-winter thaw

JayEllison

spring thaw
a toad hops 
on a drifting leaf

Betty

  
spring thaw ...
the sled tipped
against the wall

Hugh Waterhouse

through open windows
fresh air and birdsong~
spring thaw

Maleti 

spring thaw
knowing there are crocus
beneath the snow

Linda Robeck

late thaw
the first yellow tulips
tinged with ice

paul m.
  
Laying you to rest
in the spring thaw --
my heart freezes.

RalfM 2000

spring 
      praying for her heart to thaw also

gary steinberg

  
February thaw:
one pigeon chases another
across the slate roof

Charles Trumbull

  
spring thaw---
           a new set of footprints
                          down the muddy path

Kate MacQueen

spring thaw -
last week's snowmobile tracks
edged in grass

hilary tann
  
last autumn's mess
again in the backyard-
spring thaw

DeVar

spring thaw --
the first green shoots
your letter

Joanna Preston.

  
clear skies 
the hiss as ice thaws   
in the field

Steve Mason

  
in the riverŠñ
spring thaw
frolicking otters

ena

  
sunny afternoon
lovers' footsteps in fresh snow -
thaw brings them together

emile molhuysen

  
spring thaw -
the Peanuts gang
stuck at the drain grate

Yu Chang

spring thaw . . .
the icicle drip splashing
on the rock

elsie

partial thaw
the crow picks through ice
draws waters of spring

copyright 2/14/2000 by Wendy C. Bialek

  

thawing out
in a snowbank
Poo Bear

peigi

  

Spring thaw~
from under the last snowdrift
green shoots !

Sue

  

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