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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

colors

autumn colors
an abandoned school bus
rusts in the woods
(Shiki Kukai, April 2008)

16 Comments:

Blogger polona said...

striking juxtaposition...

3:24 PM  
Blogger Art and Poetry said...

Nice one!

4:02 PM  
Blogger Masago said...

What a commentary...

7:42 PM  
Anonymous Gina said...

gorgeous ... do you need colors ? and abandoned says much .. i am yet to consider the levels of much ...

>>> Gina

3:22 AM  
Blogger Magyar said...

Spurs memories
_m

7:51 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks for the comments, polona, nick, Vaughn, Gina, magyar. Gina, I'll give colors some thought. The intention is to encourage the reader to see traditional autumn colors, then to complicate the picture. Don't know if that works without the word.

7:05 PM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

I really like this one! something about it.

9:33 PM  
Blogger Devika said...

Hi Bill!
I just reached here today...
seen many references elsewhere...
so its a quick visit...will come again...

but somehow, these short haikus make me laugh...
see again, surely

wishes!
devika

hope you will make a reciprocatory visit, when you have time...i have a corridor..but these days i'm not sure when I walk there, when i sleep....but would love to greet you there...

1:28 AM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

nice one bill
john

1:55 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, andrew, devika, and John. And, devika, I'll be over to see you soon.

1:53 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

a russet sky --
the sun
is leaving us

12:33 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Colorful, tikkis.

9:07 PM  
Blogger jem said...

Oh, thats good. Very visual. Sad too.

4:52 AM  
OpenID quotesqueen said...

Love this! Surprising.

6:02 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, jem and lyn. Yes, I felt a note of sadness. I've no idea what it was doing there.

7:54 AM  
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6:08 AM  

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