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Sunday, January 28, 2007

shout

the raggedy man
shouts into a pay phone
out of order

13 Comments:

Blogger Masago said...

Love it!

6:39 PM  
Blogger easternsparrow said...

Bill,you are a master in catchiching a humorous yet poignant image,which
drives your reader to chuckle but,at the same time to feel deeply sorry for the poor charecter(s)exposed at such a high moment.

Best, Rita.

1:31 AM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

Takes more force to transmit over a dead line. Love it!!

4:16 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Vaughn, Rita, and pat. Rita, your response identifies precisely the effect I was aiming for.

5:39 PM  
Blogger polona said...

very good, bill!
yes, the image is both humourous and poignant.

2:56 PM  
Blogger gautami tripathy said...

I have seen this happening!

1:38 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, paulana and gautami. Yes, gautami, it's not restricted to New York.

6:47 AM  
Blogger floots said...

ambiguity and humanity
nice one

10:32 AM  
Blogger littlepurplecow said...

Nice one!

7:33 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, floots and Stephanie.

12:59 PM  
Blogger its_baxter said...

wow. there's a lot of images in this one! i like it a lot

2:55 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Ruth Anne. Good tohear from you.

5:35 PM  
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