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Thursday, April 12, 2007

rise

high rise elevator
a stranger says
Jesus loves you

8 Comments:

Blogger haiku-shelf said...

that reminds me of...

long ago I visited a monastery (nuns), in the hall a cross (natuarally), in the visitors-room a cross (naturally) and in the elevator (!) a cross too

and under this cross a metal sign > star lift, ...kilo, phone number...


best wishes,
Angelika

10:52 AM  
Anonymous aurora antonovic said...

I sense a theme here.....:)

4:40 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks for sharing that, Angelika.

The theme, Aurora, has evolved without any plan. The experience recounted in "rise" and the actual writing of the ku simply reminded me of this episode, which occurred a year or so ago in New York.

8:48 PM  
Blogger floots said...

i always used to take the stairs
now my knees belie what was said to you :)
just a minute - the sun is shining - i'm a believer
thanks for setting off a whole new train of thought bill
cheers

12:16 AM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

Bill, I hope the elevator was going up. Love the theme, planned or unplanned.

5:20 AM  
Blogger gautami tripathy said...

I echo pat..:)

6:01 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

floots, Pat, and Gautami, my thanks.

6:04 AM  
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