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Friday, October 12, 2007

24/7

twentyfourseven
an empty laundromat
at dawn
(Previously published in Frogpond)

16 Comments:

Blogger floots said...

i can see this so clearly as a wonderful monochrome picture
(snapshot from my bed-sitter past)
thanks bill

1:03 AM  
Blogger Collin said...

I love the jux, Bill. You've captured a great scene, and again, I feel like I'm there.

Enjoyed.

12:17 PM  
Blogger Masago said...

Perfect!

6:53 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, guys. City life has its moments.

7:08 PM  
Blogger Ričardas said...

Right to the point and no need to say more. I found a lot of nice reading in this blog. Thanks Bill.

http://ricardo-haiku.blogspot.com/

2:20 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Glad you dropped in ricardas and thanks.

8:30 AM  
Blogger haiku-shelf said...

"...City life has its moments..."

that`s so true, Bill!

i live in a quiet suburb
but
when we are in Berlin...

my memory found the right inner image ...


best wishes,
Angelika

9:12 AM  
Anonymous aurora said...

Love this one!

5:54 PM  
Anonymous gautami tripathy said...

No words!

7:32 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Angelika, aurora, and gautami, your comments are deeply appreciated.

9:11 PM  
Blogger polona said...

so much implied in these few words.

12:45 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

I hope so, polona. Thanks.

7:35 PM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

Kind of like what's the point. Excellent!!

7:19 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

Ineffective laundry-business :-)

Ps. I think '24/7' is a kigo word?

Pss. A long time ago I walked in Staten Island, then needed a Taxi and found a taxi-phone by a laundry.
Picked the phone and asked me a taxi.
- Where are you?
- By this Laundry.
- There is many, which of those...

Anyway. I got the taxi... So, the laundry system is working well. 7/24!

1:22 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Pat: Kind of

tikkis: I lived on Staten Island for 20 years. Glad to know things worked out for you there.

1:40 PM  
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