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Friday, July 14, 2006

dead tree

dead tree
the full moon
in its branches


Blogger polona said...

oh, i've seen that... but never wrote a haiku about it.
this one has a mystical quality...

1:28 PM  
Anonymous keiko said...

a good wabi!

5:42 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks polona and keiko. This is one of those in which I claim only the role of stenographer. It wrote itself.

7:19 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

A dead tree reincarnating...
The power of Full Moon!

5:27 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Good one, tikkis.

5:32 AM  
Blogger Masago said...

I like how this one reads. Well done.

...btw, could the full moon actually be the neighbour's yard light? :-)

10:29 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Vaughn, I rule out no possibilities, but since I was flat on my back at the time . . .

3:47 PM  
Blogger roh mih said...

Great haiku! Yes, I agree it's mystical.

5:19 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, roh. Coming from you, that comment carries great weight.

8:42 AM  
Blogger floots said...

's'kuperb (sorry about the pun but it gets the point across in a brief way - something you've been helping me remember) :)

10:58 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks floots.

5:13 PM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

Very nice!

11:32 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, andrew.

3:59 PM  
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