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Monday, July 28, 2008


flower show
a child tells me
her favorite color
(Published in Magnapoets)


Blogger david giacalone said...

A nice moment nicely captured. Made me smile to think of it.

9:32 AM  
Blogger Magyar said...

My Grandaughter says, "poople."

10:04 AM  
Blogger polona said...

what a nice cosy feel to this one

10:11 AM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

nice one Bill

2:22 PM  
Blogger Masago said...


5:43 PM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

yes, little girls - I have 2 myself :)

7:21 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, my friends. This is the kind you don't so much write as write down. It just happens.

7:49 PM  
Blogger haiku-shelf said...

"...It just happens..."

But you found the right words!

Best wishes,

5:02 AM  
Blogger Gene Murtha said...

excellent moment Bill.

5:06 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, Angelika and Gene.

9:16 AM  
Blogger jem said...

Good one. I can imagine the scene - the child perhaps seeing so many colours all together, not knowing there could be so many. Spoiled for choice but still a favourite.

2:18 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

It was red?
Yellow, no?

Mine is blue.

12:00 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

I was touched by the child's innocent and spontaneous response to a sophisticated display of carefully cultivated beauty.

6:51 AM  
Anonymous Gina said...

wonderful ... i notice so many of yours lately are about children ... nice (in that you capture the honest innocence that is) ...

i love this one (although i also loved very much the wearing shoes on white sand) ...

enjoy your perspective very much >>> Gina

PS .. hope you and Mrs K had a fabulous gadabout

9:57 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Hmmm, Gina, I wonder if becoming a grandfather at the age of 75 has something to do with it. Michelle is about to turn one year old.

7:17 AM  
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6:13 AM  

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