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Sunday, December 10, 2006

flies of summer

flies of summer
you might live longer
if you'd stop buzzing
I wrote this, or a version of it, a couple of summers ago. It's been gathering dust ever since, but "buzz" reminded me of it, so I thought I'd trot it out.

12 Comments:

Blogger Pat Paulk said...

You point out a very ggod point. But, some "creatures" are too proud of their noise to know when to stop!! Love it!!

3:37 PM  
Blogger Collin said...

I absolutely love this one Bill.

6:28 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, pat and collin. Yeah, I guess I'm telling flies they should stop being flies.

8:33 PM  
Blogger floots said...

a definite message for us all
(but some days we just gotta buzz) :)
thanks bill

10:21 PM  
Blogger Masago said...

So true.

6:21 AM  
Blogger polona said...

i think this conveys a universal message. love it!

11:15 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, floots, vaughn, and polona. You know what they [used to?] say in Hollywood: If you want to send a message, call Western Union.

4:28 AM  
Blogger Aurora said...

Nicely done, Bill.

10:20 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, aurora.

3:24 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

- A short set of buzzing, by Bill. Fascinating!

If I am buzzing
I'm still living
strong!

1:26 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Well said, tikkis. Thanks.

12:26 PM  
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