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Sunday, February 12, 2006


cloudless sky
three seagulls rise
from a snowy roof


Blogger Denis said...

Strong imagery - I can feel the wind they're rising on.


6:46 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, denis, for your very suggestive comment.

7:29 AM  
Blogger texas haijin said...

good stuff.

5:08 PM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

like Denis, I can feel the wind -- and also I can hear the seagulls!

8:11 PM  
Blogger floots said...

One of the first pictures I took up here was of gulls on a snowy roof. Your picture is clearer! :)

12:23 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Dustin, Andrew, floots: thanks for your comments.

Dustin: Glad it worked for you.

Andrew: Thanks for that sensory response.

Floots: Knowing your talent as a photographer, I regard that as a great compliment.

8:23 AM  
Blogger Anonymous Poet said...

You only use the word "rise," but I can picture the gulls flapping their wings and hear the soft noise that it makes.

8:24 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

anon: "rise" was a late choice in the process, but, from what I'm hearing, it seems to be a key element.

9:19 AM  
Blogger shanna baldwin-moore.... hawaiian haiku said...

hey bill good stuff and congrats on yr winning haiku
aloha from hawaii



10:34 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, shanna.

8:00 PM  
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7:20 AM  

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