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Sunday, June 17, 2007

return

driving back . . .
that carcass abandoned
even by the crow

9 Comments:

Blogger Masago said...

Whew, must have been a real stinker. ;-)

9:39 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Since the car windows were closed, I can neither confirm nor deny, Vaughn. But it looked the very image of desolation, something not even a crow would want. A crow had been working on it when we drove by the first time.

7:57 AM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

Crow must've gone looking for Rolaids.

8:41 AM  
Anonymous aurora said...

There are more layers here than the obvious. At least that's the way I read it. Effective, Bill.

10:58 AM  
Blogger polona said...

so it goes.
yes, well done!

1:50 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Anyway, dental floss, Pat.

Aurora, thanks for that reading. I feel that way, but, apart from my response to Vaughn, I'll let the poem speak for itself.

So it goes, indeed, polona, and the question for us is what "it" is.

7:02 AM  
Blogger floots said...

i like it as a piece of observation
but for me it also asks questions
about grief
good write bill
thank you

10:16 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks for your sensitive reading, floots.

4:30 PM  
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