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Wednesday, October 12, 2005


0vergrown path
leaves drifting to the earth
they will become


Blogger Anonymous Poet said...

They will become the earth, too?

If that is what you mean, that's a brilliant little vignette.

10:14 AM  
Blogger roh mih said...

I like the insight here, Bill. A touch of Buddhism and Taoism.

8:42 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

roh: Thanks so much for your visit and your comment, which means a great deal to me.
anon: Yes, that's what I had in mind. Thank you.

9:04 PM  
Blogger Erin Monahan said...

You say you mean "earth" but on 1st read, I loved the ambiguity of just what they'll become through the magic of decomposition and fertilization...

9:31 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Well put, Erin. Thanks.

7:21 PM  
Blogger Patry Francis said...

I love the way this poem opens outward.

1:22 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks very much, Patry, and I like the way you expressed that.

5:47 PM  
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