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Saturday, May 23, 2009


sudden shower
chess players in the park
bend over the board

I recently posted this at gautami's blog (see list of blogs to the left) in response to a poem of hers.


Blogger Magyar said...

candle light
mosquitos practice chess
I castle

Good one Bill !

1:35 PM  
Blogger Devika said...

wasn't it a bad idea to play chess in the park?

kidding, I get intent and the meaning of the haiku well, i guess...Like it Bill :)


8:47 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

Raindrop moves
from H4 to

1:51 AM  
Blogger bandit said...

Those players are intent on the game. I admire that.

2:30 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Magyar, Devika, tikkis, and bandit, thanks for the comments.

8:03 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

nice one Bill

3:05 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, John.

7:38 AM  
Blogger Collin Barber said...

As a chess enthusiast, this one made me smile. Reminds me of Washington Square Park . . .


10:06 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Collin. That's where it was written.

9:59 AM  
Blogger jem said...

I've never seen outdoor chess. But it often gets mentioned in things I read. Is it common in the US?

3:24 AM  
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5:52 AM  

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