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Sunday, February 03, 2008

midwinter

midwinter night
an overturned trash can
back and forth
[February 4 is "midwinter day"--exactly halfway between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox. I'm grateful to mankh, poet and friend, for pointing this out.]

10 Comments:

Blogger polona said...

how appropriate!
the mood captured perfectly.

1:42 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, polona.

3:05 PM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

A very cold and baren feel to this!! But, then it still is Winter, even if it's half over.

5:01 PM  
Blogger Masago said...

Right, and half to go. :-)

5:05 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Pat and Vaughn, sounds like together you'd add up to one well-balanced guy.;)

Drop in any time.

6:29 PM  
Blogger Inside our hands, outside our hearts said...

Nice Bill. This makes me think how it has been so cold and then it rains. It is like Spring and Winter fighting. Who will win?

Thank you.

T

Will it ever stop snowing?

8:28 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

As I said to a friend at another site, any ku I write about snow these days are from memory. We've had barely a shovelful all winter in New York City. But I know it's being dumped in great quantities on other places.

Thanks for the visit, T.

9:23 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

excellently captured moment

6:11 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Juliet. Another reader said this made him feel uncomfortable and cosy at the same time.

12:00 PM  
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