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Wednesday, April 12, 2006

sunny day

sunny day
the magnolia petals
begin their fall

14 Comments:

Blogger Aurora said...

Nicely done, Bill.

8:58 PM  
Blogger floots said...

ditto
why i wonder
are magnolias so evocative

7:03 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, aurora and floots. I think that magnolias ore so overstated in their gorgeousness, that they come early, and that they don't stay long are all part of their magic.

9:05 AM  
Blogger Denis said...

Yes, their Fall comes early.
Lovely ku.

3:10 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, denis.

5:36 PM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

beautiful -- there's motion in it! I'm always a fan of a haiku that contain sound or motion-- :)

10:22 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

An interesting insight, andrew.

11:00 AM  
Blogger polona said...

an interesting contrast between the sunshine and the demise of the magnolia's fleeting beauty. well done!

2:35 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

That's the contrast that attracted me to the theme. Glad you caught it, polona.

4:54 PM  
Blogger Eric said...

well done.

1:39 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, eric.

3:47 PM  
Blogger Anonymous Poet said...

"Overstated." An interesting description. True enough.

7:42 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks for your observation, anon. Good to hear from you.

9:55 AM  
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