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A blog devoted mainly to haiku and senryu and to thoughts about, and inspired by, haiku and senryu.

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Monday, November 21, 2005

faded photo (tanka)

faded photo
I am the baby
my father holds
. . . on his face
a look I never knew

4 Comments:

Blogger floots said...

so true
beautifully captured

9:19 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, floots. I especially wanted your take on this one.

4:55 PM  
Blogger floots said...

bill: i think the father/son relationship is often a complicated one and "love" is likely to be hidden behind friendship/pride/machismo etc etc. Your tanka highlights this in a way which is poignant without being mawkish. Cheers

11:27 PM  
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7:24 AM  

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