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Tuesday, November 04, 2008


This is a slightly revised version of a poem I wrote in response to a posting at devika's blog:

long corridor
one step ahead
of my echoes


Blogger polona said...

love the echoes of this one :)

10:24 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, polona.

11:50 AM  
Blogger Masago said...


5:07 PM  
Blogger Devika said...


thanks and regards,

5:46 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

great one bill

12:54 AM  
Anonymous gautami tripathy said...

Go one...

then the long becomes short...

8:33 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

i could hear the sounds bouncing back

much love

8:35 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Special thanks to devika, for inspiring this.

gautami, I take it you mean "go on." Thanks for the thoughtful comment.

And, gillena, for your sensuous one.

And thanks, Vaughn and John, for your encouraging responses.

10:49 AM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

I really like L2-3!

9:07 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Andrew.

9:46 PM  
Anonymous kouji said...

lovely. :)

10:21 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, kouji.

6:56 AM  
Blogger jem said...

Oooo good one, and more than a bit wistful, its like a glimpse into a possible future.

4:56 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, jem.

5:32 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

an answer
arriving to me --
I did not ask

10:17 AM  
Blogger Ella Wagemakers said...

Typically your style, Bill. Aren't we all the gods of our own small things?

empty drawer
but mine


2:17 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

tikis and ella, thanks for those very interesting responses.

5:54 PM  
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