FIRST PLACE At the open door, her prized peony blossom and one little hand Ed Shaheen SECOND PLACE peony blossoms black ants explore layered petals Yu Chang THIRD PLACE abandoned farm - a passerby gathers peonies Jeanne Emrich BELOW Third PLACE fresh-cut peonies carelessly she flicks the tiny ant Mark Alan Osterhaus tree peonies bloom so bright upon the hillside she shades her eyes ken kuniyuki another handful of earth; peonies -willard covered with dirt he offers her a gift unbedded peonies jean king last bouquet of grandmother's peonies- grave flowers Neca he has breakfast on the patio: her peonies Charles Trumbull full pink peonies tip, dripping - Spring rain Margaret Lowmiller peony blossom the young ballerina performs a pirouette Joann her first kiss beside the peonies- sunlit blushes Ferris grandmother's garden a boy tramples an ant trail and the peonies Tim Happel crimson peonies from wintered tangles of shrub those cries still echo Zoned Cat reflected in the blush of her cheek a peony bouquet --Susan frolicking in peony clouds cherubs, or jishi? Hilary Tann
1 This is a report is reproduced in part from the announcement of Ku Kai results sent out to each member of the Shiki Mailing List as prepared by the Secretary, Rick Mac Donald and modified by Shiki Team.
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.