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Tuesday, July 04, 2006


This is a tribute to my neighbors in Queens NY, the most ethnically diverse county in the United States:

Fourth of July
best time we've had
since Cinco de Mayo


Blogger Masago said...


¡Tiempo del partido!

7:43 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

thanks, Vaughn.

7:11 AM  
Blogger polona said...

a fine tribute.
thanks for the preface - it wouldn't have worked for me without it.

1:56 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, polona. Yes, I recognize that, especially for readers outside the US, this may not work as a stand-alone ku. In fact, I was simply in a mood to celebrate ethnic diversity on America's birthday. I'm about to post a tanka as a companion piece.

6:22 AM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

Another great one -- :)

9:41 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

Zapata's boots
tramples Geronimos

(Ps. Perhaps they never met; Zapata 1879-1919, Geronimo 1829-1909, but just tried to collect to Names in one short text...)

10:47 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

thanks, andrew.

tikkis, I doubt they met, but it's a nice alternate universe concept.

11:36 AM  
Blogger Aurora said...

Very nice, Bill!

5:14 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

And thank you, aurora.

7:22 AM  
Blogger Yansidara said...

oh wow! i love it! :)

2:34 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, yansidara.

9:33 PM  
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7:10 AM  

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