garden

(4/9/00)

_________First Place__________


stone garden
outside the church
silence

Patricia A. Laurent
  
 ________Second Place________


spring afternoon
shadows growing
in the garden

Barb Camp



 _________Third Place________
    

rock garden —
between solemn black stones
a dandelion 

Charles Trumbull

walled garden -
the ivy climbs
a little higher

hilary tann


filling the garden
to the brim...
one singing wren

Hugh Waterhouse

still so still - 
the stone buddha
in the garden

hortensia anderson

    
_________Below Third Place________

  
my father's garden -
just part of the yard now

Earl Keener

misty rain
the garden's colors
deeper

Maleti

cooking together -
the rosemary and garlic
from our garden

Mark Brooks

lengthening days
her garden remains untended
another year

penelope greenwell

hosing the garden 
grandpa's story shifts
from country to country

Yu Chang

in the neglected garden
onions in bloom

-ren

garden buddha
sits zazen on frozen ground--
March snow falling

Billie Wilson

garden wall
spring sun just out of reach
of the onion stalks

paul m.


early morning -
a flock of rooks
fills my garden

Tore Sverredal

house hunting
the garden's potential
in her eyes

gary steinberg

pebble garden -
strong roots anchor
the bonsai

Tiana Jackson

morning sun blankets
my window sill garden
scent of rosemary

Betty


pulling weeds
from my garden
of warm stone

m. cross

garden center
I see her in just 
the orange apron

-willard

fresh garlic
still in the ground
last year's garden

DeVar


my neighbor's garden ...
what are those long green branches
starting to blossom

Gary Gach

digging the garden
the cat jumps into a hole
jumps out

Marlene Egger

spring blooms
in gentle bursts of color
my wife's garden

Don Wharram


from the garden's gate
new grass pushing through old
spring rain

Marjorie Buettner

april sun-
brown ice melting 
in the garden

JackC

whirligig Indian   
paddles a canoe in the wind
on a garden post 

Tim


rocks and pine tree
snow covered garden

copyright 4/3/2000 by Wendy C. Bialek

corn sprouting
tomatoes flowering
the greening of my garden
  
R. Marie Stutts

that blackbird
defending his garden
I thought mine

max verhart

eight molehills
making a circle
in the garden

emile molhuysen

Garden edging
hides a pill bug colony
and two earwigs

Sue Torres
    

NOTE
1 This is a report is reproduced in part from the announcement of Kukai results sent out to each member 
  of the Shiki Mailing List as prepared by the Secretary.

2 ALL ABOVE POEMS ARE COPYRIGHTED AND PERMISSION MUST BE RECEIVED TO USE ANY OF THEM . 
 TO CONTACT SPECIFIC AUTHORS TO OBTAIN PERMISSION FOR USE, SEND A COPY OF THE POEM DESIRED AND A 
 REQUEST FOR PERMISSION TO THE SHIKI LIST ( IF YOU CAN'T FIND OUT THE AUTHOR'S ADDRESS). IF THE AUTHOR 
 IS AGREEABLE, YOU WILL RECEIVE PERMISSION.