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Saturday, June 13, 2009


sky clearing
the trail of a sparrow
through a puddle

[First published in Moonset]


Blogger Devika said...

WOW! ability to see both above and below...that comes with experience, i think,

i am only learning that art...and i gain an inspiration, Bill :)


8:42 PM  
Blogger Frank Williams said...

A nicely observed moment...

1:58 AM  
Blogger Magyar said...

Projected shadows are sometimes the -more clear view- of things as they are. Good one, Bill. _m

3:26 PM  
Blogger Masago said...


8:07 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

love it Bill

12:53 AM  
Blogger jem said...

Beautiful. I always fall for reflection poetry!

3:30 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

beautifully caught!

5:13 AM  
Blogger vina said...

oh, i was also supposed to post one with sparrows!

rolling hills
sparrows glide freely over
crawling vehicles

ok, i'm ready for your pointers, Bill (and others, maybe)! heehee.

5:17 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, my friends.

5:26 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

keen observation Bill

much love

6:22 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Gillena.

2:25 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

Also here those "sparrows" (small but happy children) are doing the same!

Mom's angry shouting:
- You naughty sparrow!

2:19 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

And remember my birthday poem?

76 today
I walk through a puddle
because I can

8:50 PM  
Blogger indonesianegriku said...

thank's for sharing info,..!
Kerja Keras Adalah Energi Kita

5:49 AM  

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