sport

(6/18/00)


_________First Place__________


T-ball ~
the centerfielder
chases butterflies

soji
 
  
 ________Second Place________


last lap
the old man's 
grimace

odd


 _________Third Place________
    

empty trackfield
a bee crosses
the finish line

Ann Krischus


night game
beyond the floodlights
no stars

hilary tann
_________Below Third Place________

  
butterfly stroke
parting the clouds
summer solstice

Marjorie Buettner

summer moon-
dropping into the half-pipe
again

Suzanne McIntire


jogging-
on the trail 
a deer

BarbBC

after the game
the replay
in the backyard

rjscott

river bend
the setting sun catches
my imitation fly

Lesley


a ball hits the pane
        and then....
the empty yard

Hugh Waterhouse

target practice-
all clay pigeons
intact

Yu Chang

the triple jumper
gracefully she slaps the sand
from her bottom

max verhart


marathon runner
a warm hug from those
who finished before him

Cindy Tebo

sumo wrestlers
in a sweaty embrace -
stalemate

Jonathan Leask

a bowling ball
the color of Earth--
father's day

timothy


an evening game  -
shadows stretched out
on brown grass

Alison Williams

reaching for the line drive
my son grows
before my eyes

Paul

backyard picnic--
shuttlecocks and a racket
in the branches

Mark Brooks


flying, flying
my horse 
and me

R. Marie Stutts   

pitcher-catcher
mound conference - -
diner decision made

Darrell 

pale moon
above the belled pears -
going going gone

Earl Keener

a soft breath of wind ~
the aikido-ka
disarms his opponent

Tore Sverredal

baseball stadium
with the one hand that can 
rooting from a wheelchair

copyright 6/13/2000 by Wendy C. Bialek
   

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