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Friday, June 19, 2009

sultry

sultry night
the rhythm of oars
stroking the lake

[First published in The Heron's Nest]

7 Comments:

Blogger Devika said...

Oh this evokes so much of memories in me....and I am right in there,

Very nice, Bill :)

wishes,
devika

8:43 PM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

beautiful, very atmospheric

1:32 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

meditating alone --
the neighbor asking
whether any beer left


alternate comment:

silent lake --
mosquitoes
found me!

Happy Midsummer, Bill!

2:30 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

'stroking' i like how its used here

much love
gillena

1:57 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Glad to have you, Devika.

Thanks, Juliet.

Same to you, tikkis. It's also Father's Day here.

8:54 PM  
Blogger jem said...

Great choice of stroking. It suggests that if the oars treat the water gently, it might in turn help the boat along.

4:31 AM  
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5:48 AM  

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