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Thursday, March 02, 2006

for dina

This was directly inspired by a senryu written by Dina Cox, a very fine poet. Hers was inspired, I believe, by the recently concluded Winter Olympics. Thank you, Dina.

good loser—
her nails digging
into her palms


Blogger floots said...

even as i read it
i could feel that tight
"good loser" grin on my face

this captures that moment perfectly

11:33 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, floots. We've all been there, I suspect.

2:15 PM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

I feel every tight muscle in my losing body! Excellent!

11:50 PM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

really nice!

8:36 PM  
Blogger texas haijin said...


6:03 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks Pat, Andrew, and Dustin. I'm glad this works for you.

6:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

well, its probably not a guy thing since i'm a girl and think it would work.

6:48 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Okay, its_baxter. Keep 'em coming.

6:57 PM  
Blogger shanna baldwin-moore.... hawaiian haiku said...

yep its a winner in my book tooo

10:52 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, shanna, glad to see you.

7:56 PM  
Blogger polona said...

i can relate - good one!

and i like your blog; it's great that you have discovered haiku regardless of age.

3:45 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

I like your blog, too, polona. The discovery of haiku has been a great gift.

6:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

(thanks for linking me) i read this one before. i like it.

9:07 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

My pleasure, Ruthanne.

3:57 PM  
Blogger indonesianegriku said...

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7:19 AM  

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