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Wire

wire
(12/7, 1997)
FIRST PLACE
cable wire
a squirrel walks across
the moon
               -willard
SECOND PLACE
his last shirt-
the tinkling
of wire hangers
                         Carolyne
THIRD PLACE
overgrown
with wild blackberries
- barbed wire
                       hilary tann
BELOW THIRD PLACE
a slow limp
from house to barn
sagging overhead wires
                                       Mark Alan Osterhaus
marking the break
in the barbed wire fence-
tuffs of white fur
                            neca
deep snow -
snagged in the wire fence
an elk's antlers
                         Harold
barn owl
caught in the barb wire
cold autumn wind
                            --jason
tugging on the wire
still trying to fly
a broken kite
                      Maleti (Mary Lee McClure)
snowing;
the fence wire
transformed
                     Pardee
closing gaps
between fence wires
moonflowers open
                              Ferris
A crow on the phone wire -
conversations flying
beneath his feet
                           Margarita
on the wire
swaying in the breeze
two chickadees
                         Cindy Bene 
        
barbed wire fence
the only freedom
is the wind
                  Patricia A. Laurent
on the wire
swallows gather;
the first leaf falls
                              Paul Blake
crossing Kansas -
all the wires clad
in tumbleweeds
                         Glen L. Keener
traveling circus--
a terrier on the high wire
four feet up
                    Joann
One hundred starlings
Silouetted on a wire
Winter sunset
                       Jim Harrison
telephone wire
stretches for miles ... suddenly
a pair of doves
                         Charles Trumbull 
  
December rain --
from the telephone wire
a single frozen drip
                                -acm
red leaves on the patio-
the piano tuner
plucks one thin wire
                                 paul m
bird claws
on the frosted wire
clenched
              Susan Bond
  
on a hgh wire
the tight-rope walker pauses--
two butterflies
                         Joseph Kirschner
newly fallen snow -
shadows of telephone wires
curve across the road
                                    >N<
juniper bonsai
wire bent branches
trimmed back leaves
                                  ken kuniyuki
bonsai silhouette
shaped with wire on bare branches
--a moonlit Fuji
                          bill lerz
  
an old man
slowly climbs the pole
bird on a wire
                       tina
waves of prairie grasses lean,
telephone wires hum
in the wind
                  Peg Lowmiller
  
struggling vainly
against weeds onslaught
rusty barbed wire
                             soji
  
between kisses-
a rubber band and a wire
hold back each tooth

copyright 12/02/1997 by Wendy C. Bialek
                                                               

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