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Thursday, December 04, 2008


new year
my old diary full
of empty pages
[First place, Sketchbook Kukai, November 2008; assigned topic: old diary]


Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

so is mine! I really like this. :)

9:20 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Andrew. We're too busy living to write it all down, right?

9:35 PM  
Blogger Collin said...

Hey Bill. I really love this one. A well deserved win.

10:32 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

congrats Bill love it

12:59 AM  
Blogger Devika said...

I keep many diaries...so some are empty :)

Loved this one...the comment is my spirit speaking...never yields, even to me :))

Bill, i will enable comments a bit later...i's not in a mood to read comments, sorry if that bothered you....


5:26 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank, collin and John.

No problem, Devika. I just didn't want you to think I was neglecting you. Thanks for the comment.

8:55 AM  
Blogger Devika said...

Dear Bill,

That's no problem at all...
i know you care :)


9:04 AM  
Blogger gautami tripathy said...

Isn't our life like that at times?

9:39 AM  
Blogger polona said...

congratulations, bill.
a really good one - so much said in those empty pages...

11:25 AM  
Blogger kami haiku said...


This is wonderful. Congratulations on your award and all your publications!

thanks for your suggestion on my peach poem. I have taken it, and more.


10:18 AM  
Blogger Masago said...


4:02 PM  
Blogger Devika said...

came for new ones, Bill..

will ccome again,


7:23 PM  
Blogger josh said...

Your empty diary is full of sabi.

Nice one, Bill.

11:50 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Yes it is, gautami.

Thanks, polona, Vaughn, kami, Josh.

12:40 PM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

Congratulations! For some reason it reminds me of the old man in the one before.

4:25 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Interesting point, Pat.

11:01 AM  
Blogger jem said...

Great one Bill. I think diaries and calendars can be very inspiring. Its something about time being made so concrete.

3:53 AM  
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