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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

thrust

spring morning
the thrust of roots
through a sidewalk

12 Comments:

Blogger Aurora said...

Very nice!

7:21 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks aurora. Seen on a neighborhood walk.

4:29 PM  
Blogger its_baxter said...

i love the word, "thrust." it has such movement.

8:15 PM  
Blogger floots said...

those roots have so much strength and tenacity
admirable
(unless it's your path they're cracking) :)

2:03 AM  
Blogger polona said...

a strong image, i like it!

5:24 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

What I saw in the moment, Ruthanne, is that nature never stops moving, no matter what we do to cover it up. I like to think, floots, that guys like you and me would appreciate the roots even if it were our path. But in this case it was just an ordinary sidewalk, so my theory remains untested. Glad you liked it, polona. And thanks to all of you.

6:59 AM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

I really like this one -- you can see it--

3:05 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Andrew. That's what I was hoping.

9:11 PM  
Blogger Eric said...

another one well done.

6:19 AM  
Blogger Anonymous Poet said...

Life springs eternal . . . .

7:52 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

That's it, anon.

9:59 AM  
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