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Saturday, March 21, 2009

March 20, 2009

1.
equinox
violets all over
my neighbor's lawn
2.
equinox
snow falling
on violets
Both true.

19 Comments:

Blogger Devika said...

Loved both, Bill
second - a bit more :)

wishes,
devika

8:27 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

enjoyed these Bill
john

2:09 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

I like the juxtaposition of these two in the same post

7:36 AM  
Blogger Magyar said...

... and there can be just seconds between #1 and #2. _m

8:42 AM  
Anonymous Monika said...

both lovely !

9:18 AM  
Blogger polona said...

ha! same here...

11:28 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, everyone. Pure shasei.

7:53 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

Nice pair, Bill, thanks for sharing!

3.
equinox
sun setting down
as yesterday

3:04 AM  
Blogger Devika said...

Bill, with your permission -- a message to Tikkis,

that was a haiku moment?
living with earth, sun and other celestial bodies for so many years..won't that be a bit of understatement, my dear friend? :)

wishes,
devika

3:13 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

Hello Devika! (Excuse me, or us, Bill!)

My message is from the northern side of this globe: vernal equinox means that from that day the days are longer, and the night shorter ones, until the summer solstice (20.th June)

I left away an exact definition of the Time, (here it is quite the same as yesterday, (about 18:40 local time) but next week the sun will set down at 20:00. Here in Turku, about 60 degrees North. So the nights are getting shorter and shorter now very rabidly here in Finland. New York is about 41 degrees North.

Problem solved?

1:04 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

Ps, exact time is 19:00 local time, but at 20:00 Summer Time. We'll get a Summer time next weekend, adding one hour. Sorry.

1:06 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

nice pair

much love
gillena

4:29 PM  
Blogger Devika said...

Again to Tikkis, Bill
Excuse me too :)


Tikkis -- yes, I now understand :)

but i believe nothing is ever a problem unless we make it! :)

wishes,
devika

10:48 PM  
OpenID fourwindshaiga said...

true, and beautiful!

3:10 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Devika and tikkis, I'm glad you two could get together.

Thank you, sandy. Welcome to my blog.

7:05 PM  
Blogger AMIT said...

You can check this site for more Haiku.

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12:40 AM  
Blogger jem said...

I know the world is in a mess weather wise, but it's offering some great haiku oppurtunities, seasons colliding on the page. Good ones.

5:49 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

AMIT, I called attention to your site under "resource" on March 3. Readers of this blog can link to it by clicking on HAIKU under "other good sites" on the home page.

Thanks, jem.

7:15 AM  
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