peony

(3/9 , 1997)



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                                                                 


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