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Saturday, March 08, 2008

tug

white sails
the kite tugs
at its tether
(Second place, Sketchbook Kukai, February 2008)

15 Comments:

Blogger Magyar said...

Bill,
I love the link between the tether, and the (unspoken) boom's inhaul._m

6:56 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Sharp reading, magyar. Thanks.

9:11 PM  
Anonymous Ella Wagemakers said...

I 'fess I'm one of those who chose this, Bill. Spring is just as restless as autumn, and the implied comparison with human behaviour is excellent.

:>) Ella

5:11 AM  
Blogger polona said...

this implies so much... love it!

10:45 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Well, thank you twice, Ella.

And, polona, much appreciated.

1:57 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

nice one bill
john

4:30 PM  
Blogger floots said...

a restless spirit and a wayward wind (help - i sound like john masefield) :)
nice one bill

12:54 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, John and floots. Floots, for a moment I thought you were referring to an old Joni James song.

8:44 AM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

oh, it makes me think of spring -- thanks! :)

12:21 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, andrew.

2:21 PM  
Blogger The Queen said...

I found you through a connections of thoughts, through a open door of friendship, through a moment of free thought and new friend, Suzanne and a new teacher, Floots!
Your art is wonderful, I will return often.

6:16 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, your majesty, and welcome.

6:41 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

There is someone also present, a lucky boy perhaps, asking himself his freedom ...

And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying

John Masefield, Sea-Fever

:-)

3:49 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

You got it, tikkis, and the Masefield association was in my mind. Might be a grown man or woman, rather than a boy or girl, though.

6:26 PM  
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