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Monday, May 22, 2006

snowflakes

snowflakes
a robin's flight
from tree to tree
[temps libres, March 1-15, 2006]

16 Comments:

Blogger Aurora said...

Nicely done.
Last night, we were wearing winter coats and gloves at midnight as we were shooting fireworks (Victoria weekend here in Canada).

1:42 PM  
Blogger Masago said...

Love the image.

8:08 PM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

reminds me of cold! :)
(glad it's warm here, though)

10:53 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Happy Victoria weekend, aurora.

And thanks to all.

Yesterday was a lovely fall day here.

Only trouble is, it's supposed to be spring.

5:49 AM  
Blogger floots said...

nice one
on skye the weather is the same - nice fall/autumn days but it's supposed to be spring
we had hail today :)

10:46 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

The hail you say! Thanks, floots.

5:39 PM  
Blogger polona said...

isn't it supposed to be short sleeve season?! :)
cold and rainy here today, too...
nice 'ku, though!

6:35 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

As the publication date indicates, polona, this was written right at the transition from winter to spring. The robin may have been a bit premature. This has been a relatively cool spring around here, though.

6:21 PM  
Blogger polona said...

bill - i'm sorry if my comment sounded offensive in any way, it was by no means meant to be. i saw the publication date. it's just that... well, we've had a (too) long, cold and snowy winter and i really don't feel like thinking about snow right now...
anyway, i do like the haiku :)

5:04 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

polona, how could your comment sound offensive? I certainly didn't read it that way, and my ego doesn't demand that you take note of publication dates. I'm always glad to hear from you, my friend.

6:21 AM  
Blogger Anonymous Poet said...

Has it been snowing again at this time of year? I hadn't noticed? Or is this a post that you just got around to putting up?

7:04 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

I wrote this back in late February, early March anon. Just never got around to posting it.

5:41 PM  
Blogger polona said...

bill - thank you for clarifying this. though my english is pretty good it's still light years from perfection and i'm quite aware that lapses and misunderstandings can and do occur, hence my

1:02 PM  
Anonymous Tikkis said...

Robin: Turdus migratorius? Listened it's singing from net also... The bird, whether too early or not, is not said to be nervous; perhaps looking a good tree for making a net? Snow falls in flakes, some of snowflakes visible, but not too much snow in the air because robin is seen flying among the falling snow. Pretty, beautiful. And warm, too?

4:30 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, tikkis

4:41 PM  
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