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1999 Gerald Brady Memorial Award

First Place
Author: Leatrice Lifshitz
in one room
everything she has
and a window
Second Place
Author: Garry Gay
in the dishwater
a pair of chopsticks
Third Place
Author: Jeffrey Witkin
she takes off her sunglasses
to speak english
Honorable Mention
Author: Ernest J. Berry
nude beach
an empty bikini
turns me on
Honorable Mention
Author: John Barlow
dropping valentine chocolates
he quickly swaps them
for another box
Honorable Mention
Author: Carolyn Hall
leaning back
in their chairs
old friends reunited
Honorable Mention
Author: Theresa Mormino
saving her best dishes
for a better day
my eighty year old mother
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