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Sunday, September 13, 2009

flies

flies in the kitchen
I share a chuckle
with Issa

14 Comments:

Blogger Anonymous Poet said...

The flies must have been telling good jokes . . . .

: )

6:53 PM  
Blogger BlueJayEye said...

Wonderful three line humour, enjoyed it...

10:08 AM  
Blogger Anonymous Poet said...

Thanks for the Frost poem, Bill. I hadn't seen that one before, suprisingly. It seems rather appropriate. I always appreciate your interesting posts at my site.

: )

4:45 PM  
Anonymous Monika said...

Love it!

5:15 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Anon, BJE, and Monika. Once you've read Issa, you often feel his presence at moments like this.

And you're welcome, Anon.

5:55 AM  
Blogger haiku-shelf said...

I'm sure that Issa would love it!

Best wishes,
Angelika

12:48 PM  
Blogger Adelaide said...

How so Issa to write about Issa.

Adelaide

6:37 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

I'd love to think so, Angelika.

Well, I guess that's right, Adelaide.

Thanks.

6:55 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

enjoyed it Bill
john

1:07 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

nice one bill

much love
gillena

9:02 AM  
Blogger Anonymous Poet said...

Is this the Issa you were referring to?

http://haikuguy.com/issa/


Just wondering . . .

6:14 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, John and Gillena. Yes, Anon, the very same. The gentleness and humor with which he wrote about flies, fleas, spiders, snails, etc., are contagious, even a couple of centuries later.

4:15 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

a kitchen fly
having the breakfast
with me

11:48 AM  
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5:44 AM  

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