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Sunday, January 11, 2009

choices (for kami)

my parents
didn't choose me, either . . .
the year begins
[I wrote this in response to one by kami. You can access her blog by clicking on "Kami Haiku" under "Blogs," to the left.]


Blogger polona said...

ah, families and their complexities... good one

11:05 AM  
Blogger Masago said...

Yes, it gets one thinking...at least they chose to have someone (or hoped to, or not) and you came along. :-)

4:31 PM  
Blogger Devika said...

Very true, Bill

they wanted a boy after two girls...and the boy came a year after :)


8:25 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Kami has a variation on the theme of "We don't choose our parents" and that led to this.

8:25 PM  
Blogger Devika said...

i'll read Kami some time soon...

seems interesting..


8:26 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

nice one Bill

12:59 AM  
Anonymous gautami tripathy said...

It contains a profound truth..

1:38 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, John and Gautami.

8:02 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

very zen, i enjoyed your haiku

much love

7:15 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Gillena.

9:57 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

after the divorce
a child looking for
his old father

12:48 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks for that contribution, tikkis.

7:31 PM  
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6:02 AM  

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