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Monday, October 23, 2006

tree in the yard

tree in the yard
at autumn's end
suddenly older
This one's for aurora, who inspired it--and not cuz she's old!

10 Comments:

Blogger polona said...

i love it!
there's something almost mystical about the bare trees...

10:33 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, polona. Yes, the trees seem often to know something we don't.

4:00 PM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

very nice :)

7:05 PM  
Blogger Masago said...

Very well done.

8:50 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, andrew and Vaughn

7:26 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

- How old is the autumn?

8:23 AM  
Blogger Aurora said...

Dear Bill,

Thank you for mentioning my name in connection with this wonderful haiku! Only problem is, now everyone's probably going to figure out that my 89th birthday is next month. And here I've been trying to keep my age a secret....:)

Oh well, I've been outed.:)

You do good work, Bill.

9:58 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, aurora. You do, too, especially for someone your age.

For those who are busy writing all sorts of salacious scenarios, aurora had a fine poem at tinywords.com, and my ku was directly inspired by hers.

tikkis, as old as it feels, just like you and me.

11:35 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

Oh! Still so young!)

1:29 PM  
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