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Saturday, February 09, 2008

cold moon

cold moon
the silence
of the carousel
(Second place, Sketchbook kukai, January 2008)

10 Comments:

Blogger Inside our hands, outside our hearts said...

Loved this one Bill. I makes me feel how at peace I felt riding one and let's not forget that moon. What a sweet opal lady she is.

Thank you.

2:08 PM  
Blogger polona said...

tome, this is an image of desolation... but there's the magic of the moon
love it

2:10 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

polona and T, you obviously find different things here. I suspect they are all here to be found. There is a kind of peace in the image and a sense of something like desolation as well. Where the emphasis falls is up to you.

9:04 PM  
Blogger Collin said...

I love this one, Bill. A perfect haiku, IMHO . . . Great juxtaposition with the circular moon and the carousel. And when you add the kinetic coldness and the silence to it, there is a bit of magic. Nicely done.


Collin

12:01 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Much appreciated, Collin.

8:50 AM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

Maybe, the moon didn't want to pay the fare for the ride, so the carousel shut down.

6:11 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Weird, Pat. Mooned any carousels lately?

9:45 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

The carousel alone --
a child watching the full moon
from her bed

12:01 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Nice, tikkis. Thanks for sharing it.

2:28 PM  
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