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Thursday, February 14, 2008

love poem

Valentine's Day
she asks her aging husband
if he needs to pee
(Overheard at a restaurant this evening, February 14.)


Blogger haiku-shelf said...

a good haiku/senryĆ»!

12:50 AM  
Blogger polona said...

awwww... excellent senryu

9:43 AM  
Blogger Masago said...

senryu, smenryu, I love it!

4:46 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks Angelika, polona, and Vaughn. I don't intend any irony in the subject heading, but you knew that.

9:34 AM  
Blogger floots said...

this captures long-term intimacy better than any sociologigal research
thanks bill

12:14 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, floots. That's what it sounded like to me.

8:12 AM  
Anonymous Gabi Greve said...

a scene from real life, haiku at its best !


9:07 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks for that very positive comment, Gabi.

9:22 PM  
Blogger jem said...

This is great. And I love that you added its context. It reads as so real. I like poetry that cuts through all the flowers and hearts to a more original declaration of love.

3:50 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, Jem. You were obviously the right reader for this one.

8:01 AM  
Blogger indonesianegriku said...

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6:26 AM  

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